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23 August 1916

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  • Chaplain of the 5th Infantry Brigade, the Reverend S Fernie, writes to Bert Argall’s parents to express his condolences. The Late Pte Argall
  • The Leader reports the death of Eric Brodie McKay. Death of Lieut McKay
  • The people of Orange prepare to celebrate Wattle Day; Red Cross volunteers are on hand at Foresters’ Hall to accept Christmas gifts for soldiers overseas. The Soldiers’ Christmas Boxes
  • French forces continue to advance south of Fleury near Verdun
  • Allied forces repulse German attacks at Guillemont
  • Russian forces retake Bitlis in Armenia