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2 January 1916

By January 2, 2016No Comments
  • John Wright enlists. John is commemorated on the Centenary of WWI in Orange Honour Roll; he would die of wounds in France on 9 June 1917.
  • Sergeant John Robins of the 5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment, is shot at dawn on the beach at Helles for ‘wilfully disobeying an order given by a superior officer in the execution of his duty’
  • French forces are evacuated from Helles