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14 October 1918

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  • The Leader reports that James Taylor, who joined the Cooee March in Orange has been wounded in action
  • Sir Neville Howse opines that money towards a war memorial would be better spent on the education of the children of the men who have died during the war. He also anticipates that the war will continue for another year. Sir Neville Howse – Orange Soldiers’ Memorial
  • Signaller Frederick Arthur Hollands sends news from the Jordan Valley where he is battling the heat and mosquitos. He sends thanks to the Australian Comforts Fund for the supply of tinned food that recently arrived; it includes salmon, artichokes, celery, pineapple and cherries. Soldier’s Letter
  • German troops abandon positions along the Belgian coast and northern France as Allied forces continue to advance