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11 June 1915

By June 11, 2015November 25th, 2015No Comments
  • Day 310 of the war
  • Charles Henry Wilfred Holland enlists. Charles is commemorated on the Centenary of WWI in Orange Honour Roll; he would be killed in action in France on 23 July 1916.
  • The Leader publishes Call to the Colors, in an attempt to raise recruitment, claiming that 80 recruits are needed every day to reinforce the New South Welshmen at the front.
  • Orange experiences the first snowfall of the season
  • The Leader reports that Orange farmers and orchardists “are responding nobly to The Leader‘s appeal to contribute an acre of their growing crop towards a fund for the support of our wounded soldiers on their return from the trenches.”