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1 November 1918

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  • Day 1555 of the war
  • The Leader reports that “the war is rushing to its close”. Peace Before Christmas
  • The Salvation Army Band, members of the VAD, Digger Post, returned soldiers, cadets, boy scouts and the general public join the mayor of Orange at the railway station to welcome Army Chaplain Major William McKenzie MC (aka “Fighting Mac”) to Orange. The crowd proceeds to the Town Hall where a civic reception is extended to the visitor. Fighting Mac in Orange
  • A public meeting at the Orange Town Hall discusses the best way to welcome home the original Anzacs, including perhaps the issue of a commemorative gold medal. Returning Anzacs
  • Serbian and French troops liberate Belgrade