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Patriotic war funds

  • The Mayor of Orange, Ald ET McNeilly calls a public meeting to discuss the distribution of monies donated to patriotic war funds
  • The Leader reports the death of Herbert Henry Argall, killed in action in France on 23 June 1916. Private Bert Argall
  • Recruiting Officer for Orange, Sergeant Lette reports that 250 potential recruits were interviewed between January and June 1916. Recruiting Officer’s Report
  • British troops take Mametz Wood and make progress in Trones Wood on the Western Front
  • German troops attack strongly at Verdun and gain some ground at Chapelle St Fine, at the intersection of the Fleury-Vaux road
  • Russian forces take Mamakhatun in Armenia