27 August 1915
- Australian, New Zealand and British units launch a second assault on Hill 60 at Gallipoli in an attempt to improve communications between Anzac Cove and Suvla. Bursting shells ignite fires; causing some of the wounded to be burnt. The Allies manage to gain some ground, but fail to take and hold the main Turkish position. This would be was the last major action of the Gallipoli campaign.
- The Leader reports that Mr WT Hitchen of Gilgandra has devised a novel recruitment plan that involves a march to Sydney. This concept would evolve into The Coo-ee March, and take place in October 1915. Novel Plan for Recruiting
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