3 August 1915
- Sidney John Fogarty enlists. Sidney is commemorated on the Centenary of WWI in Orange Honour Roll; he would be killed in action in France on 14 November 1916.
- The Leader reports that thirteen more volunteers from Orange have left for camp, from the railway station “packed with one mass of pushing, perspiring, struggling and excited humanity“. A crowd of “thousands” farewell James Elliot Bell, John Leonard Mangnall, William Richard Patteson, William Thomas Moore, Alfred Charles Moore, Samuel Corbett, Tennyson Morgan, Arthur Ernest Collins, Stephens John Baker, George Allen Rauchle, Owen Joseph Cullen, Charles Ernest Maker and William Thomas Bone. Eleven of these men survive the war; James Elliot Bell and William Thomas Moore would die of disease.
- Mrs Purdie’s sewing group has now completed 450 garments for Belgians in need
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