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  • The Federal Minister for Recruiting, Richard Beaumont Orchard, announces that 7,000 Australian men who served at Gallipoli are to be granted furlough in Australia. He anticipates that the first contingent will arrive by Christmas and urges all eligible to “Get Into Khaki!”. The Veteran ANZACs
  • American President Woodrow Wilson rejects the Austrian Peace Conference Proposal presented to him on 15 September
  • The families of Preston Edwin Argall and Thomas Edward Priest observe the anniversary of their deaths in Belgium