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  • Day 960 of the war
  • The Leader reports that Hubert Joseph Irwin was killed in action in France on 21 February. Death of an Orange Soldier
  • Well wishers present John William Eade with a sheepskin vest and a pair of military brushes as he leaves Euchareena for overseas service. Euchareena
  • Residents of Greghamstown hold a sports and market day and social, raising more than £80 for the local distressed returned soldiers’ fund. Patriotic Effort
  • British soldiers on the Western Front advance west and south-west of Bapaume and south of Achiet-le-Petit
  • Austrian troops on the Southern Front attack west of Monastir as Italians advance to the east
  • British forces in Mesopotamia continue their advance north-east of Baghdad
  • General Louis Hubert Gonzalve Lyautey, French Minister of War, resigns

General Louis Hubert Gonzalve Lyautey. Image courtesy