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  • Day 1085 of the war
  • The Leader reports that Mr and Mrs Hughes have received a cable advising that their son, Luke, has been killed in action. Soldiers’ Letters – Killed in Action
  • The Mayor of Orange announces that a total of £640 has been donated so far for the widows and orphans of France. France’s Day Items
  • Sir Eric Campbell Geddes succeeds Sir Edward Henry Carson as First Lord of the Admiralty