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Image courtesy Leader.

Image courtesy Leader.

  • Total Australian casualties to date at the war are: Deaths 5616, wounded 27,393. Total 33,008. Missing 2607.
  • Allied troops commence their evacuation from the Gallipoli peninsula
  • The New Zealand War Pensions Act 1915 is introduced to provide pensions and allowances for members of the First New Zealand Expeditionary Force and their dependants
  • Military authorities issue a statement regarding Friday night’s riot at Liverpool Camp. The question of a beer canteen in the camp is raised. The Liverpool Camp Disturbance
  • The Leader publishes a letter from “a well known Orange soldier” from the trenches of Gallipoli, describing his “baptism of fire”. From the Front