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21 June 1918

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  • Former Leader staffer Bernard James Hartigan sends news from Palestine. He says he is “as right as pie, getting well nursed and looked after” after having “stopped one”. He then describes his trip to the Holy Land: “it is lovely, green sprinkled with red poppies and white daisies, with little streams of water trickling down the sides of the mountain, making a very pretty picture.Our Soldiers – Trooper Bernard Hartigan His Narrow Escape From Death
  • The Leader reports that confusion surrounds the fate of Orange draper George Edward John Seers: it is unclear whether he has been taken prisoner or killed in action. Lance-Cpl Seers
  • Arnold Cassin Caldwell of East Orange describes being gassed near Amiens in France. Arnold Caldwell’s Marvellous Escape