6 August 1915
- Beginning of the August Offensive. Fighting continues for several days, and ends in failure, with heavy casualties on both sides. Eight men from the Orange district die during the Offensive, and one – John Patrick Hamilton – is awarded the Victoria Cross.
- Units of the 1st Infantry Brigade storm Turkish trenches in the Battle of Lone Pine
- George William Lawson Cooper is killed in action in the Battle of Lone Pine
- Bernard Patrick Dawson is killed in action in the Battle of Lone Pine
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