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15 July 1915

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  • Spencer William Coleman enlists. Spencer is commemorated on the Centenary of WWI in Orange Honour Roll; he would be killed in action in France on 9 August 1918.
  • People of Orange gather at the Royal Hotel to farewell William Norman Hicks as he leaves for camp in Sydney. Farewelling a Soldier
  • In an article entitled ‘The Teeth of Recruits’ the Leader reports that men with a complete set of false teeth on the lower jaw are ineligible for service
  • The National Registration Act is introduced in Great Britain, obliging all eligible men to register for military service