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16 July 1916

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  • Day 705 of the war
  • Norman Percy Stuart Trathen enlists. Norman is commemorated on the Centenary of WWI in Orange Honour Roll; he would die of disease in Holsworthy Internment Camp on 8 December 1917.
  • British forces consolidate their positions; they withdraw from Bois des Foureaux (High Wood); while French troops advance west of Fleury at Verdun