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Major General John Monash at his Headquarters, in the Villers-Bretonneux sector, 25 May 1918. Image courtesy Australian War Memorial.

  • Brigadier-General John Monash assumes command of the Australian Corps
  • Orange bookmaker, Reuben Clayton, offers to insure a new recruit for £200. A Chance For An Orange Soldier
  • Collection boxes around Orange raise £8/14/5 for local soldiers. Halfpennies To The Local Soldiers
  • Red Cross Day is celebrated in Millthorpe with street processions, sporting events, a concert and dance
  • German submarine U-32 torpedoes the Australian steamship Era en route from Bougie to Glasgow with a cargo of iron. The Era sinks 29 miles off Cape Tenes, with the loss of twelve crewmembers.