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  • School teacher and former East Orange School student, Oliver Thomas Gardiner, visits his old school before proceeding to Army training camp. Going Into Camp
  • A large number of people attend the scout’s concert at the Australian Hall in honour of the Local Returned Soldiers’ Club. Helping The Boys – Grand Entertainment
  • Allied troops in northern Palestine, launch a devastating attack against Turkish forces and commence a steady advance into Syria. Fighting in the Battle of Megidoo continues until continues until 25 September, resulting in a decisive Allied victory against Turkish forces.
  • The 5th Light Horse brigade captures Nablus in Palestine, some fifty kilometres north of Jerusalem

Local children and men watch as Turkish prisoners march under escort through a street in Nablus, Palestine, September 1918. Image courtesy Australian War Memorial.