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21 June 1915

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  • The Leader reports the death of Albert Edward Varcoe of Byng Street. Our Fallen Heroes
  • The Leader reports that £60 was raised for wounded soldiers from Saturday’s concert at the Oddfellow’s Hall. Our Wounded Soldiers: Children’s Splendid Assistance
  • Minister of Defence, Senator George Foster Pearce, announces that the first boatload of wounded Australian soldiers has left Egypt for Australia. Wounded Returning
  • British forces attack the German wireless station at Bukoba on the western shores of Lake Victoria in East Africa. The Battle of Bukoba lasts three days; culminating in a British victory on 23 June.