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20 September 1916

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  • Mayor of Orange, Ald ET McNeilly extends a public welcome in Robertson Park to Malcolm Herbert Stewart. Welcome To An Orange Soldier
  • The Leader reports the death in London of William T (“Captain Bill”) Hitchen, leader of the Coo-ee March. Personal
  • The pupils of Amaroo Public School donate food, clothing and cigarettes for soldiers at the front. Children’s Gift For Soldiers
  • The Brusilov Offensive grinds to a halt on the Eastern Front, following the loss of nearly a million men. The humiliating withdrawal from the hard-won areas lowers morale and fuels political and social unrest in Russia.
  • The German-Bulgarian Army under the command of Prussian General August von Mackensen is repulsed in the Dobrudja province of Romania
  • Essad Pasha establishes the Albanian government in Salonika
  • The Greek Government demands the return of the 4th Army Corps from Germany