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18 June 1917

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  • Day 1055 of the war
  • Orange train driver, Christopher Parsons, sends news from Bordon Training Camp in England. Personal
  • Members of the Orange Rifle Club organise a patriotic match at Wellington. Each entrant is to pay a 5/ entrance fee which will be donated to the Battalion Comforts Fund. Patriotic Rifle Match
  • British troops on the Western Front lose ground on Infantry Hill
  • French forces advance between Mont Cornillet and Mont Blond in Champagne
  • Austrian Prime Minister, Count Heinrich Clam-Martinitz, resigns