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Edwards and O'Brien bicycle shop. Image courtesy Orange City Library.

Edwards and O’Brien bicycle shop. Image courtesy Orange City Library.

  • Ted O’Brien of Edwards and O’Brien bicycle shop donates £15 for wounded soldiers. A Patriotic Gift
  • Orange woolbrokers Winchcombe Carson Ltd undertake to cover the cost of sending Christmas gifts to local soldiers at the front. Xmas Gifts For Soldiers
  • Residents of Cargo attend a social to raise funds for the Soldiers Christmas Billy Fund. Cargo
  • The Leader publishes a letter from Dr Arthur Colvin, who pays tribute to Private James Bell, who recently died of wounds received in the Battle of Pozieres. Dr Colvin With The Anzac Wounded
  • British artillery ignites a German ammunition depot at Grandcourt, north of Pozieres
  • Russian troops capture Mount Capel Kapul in the Carpathian Mountains