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18 April 1917

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  • Day 995 of the war
  • The Leader reports that five locals volunteer for war service following yesterday’s recruitment meeting at Robertson Park. Recruiting Meeting
  • Lord Kitchener advises that frugality is the truest form of patriotism. Every Household Must Help Win The War
  • French troops on the Western Front continue their advance east and north-east of Soissons, capturing several villages
  • British forces in Mesopotamia defeat Turkish soldiers on the right bank of the Tigris, taking 1,200 prisoners