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11 February 1918

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  • Charles Cornelius McConnell dies of disease in England
  • General Sir William Birdwood congratulates Orange banker Charles Aubrey (‘Chas’) Jhonson on being awarded the Military Cross following his “gallant conduct” at Polygon Wood. Captain Jhonson
  • The Orange Red Cross Society appeals for fruit and sugar to make jam for returned soldiers. During 1916-1917 the people of Orange donated 2 tons (2,032 kilos) of jam for soldiers serving overseas. For The Soldiers
  • President Woodrow Wilson addresses a Joint Session of Congress regarding the Central Powers’ response to his outline of the Fourteen Points peace plan delivered on 8 January. President Wilson’s Address to Congress