24 May 1916
- The Ancient Order of Foresters’ Roll of Honor is unveiled at Foresters’ Hall. The Honour Roll was designed and handpainted by Mr TF Campbell, artist and head teacher of Springside Public School. Soldiers Honoured: Foresters’ Magnificent Recognition
- Empire Day is observed in Orange. In deference to the King’s wishes and the need for thrift and economy the usual holiday and public celebrations are dispensed with.
- The Leader encourages readers to forward their copy of the newspaper to servicemen overseas. Send The Soldiers “The Leader“
- German forces capture Cumieres and regain Fort Douaumont in the Battle of Verdun
- Russian forces capture Mamakhatun in Armenia
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