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  • Former Prime Minister of Australia, Chris Watson addresses the women of Orange regarding the impending Conscription Referendum
  • Reginald Gordon Perry sends a souvenir to his father in Orange: a belt embellished with metal badges of the various regiments fighting in France and Egypt. A War Curio
  • British troops advance towards Le Transloy, capturing almost one kilometre of enemy trenches
  • A German aeroplane raids Margate on the north-east Kent coast, dropping four bombs The third bomb shattered several windows and the fourth damaged the roof of St George’s Hotel, demolishing the chimney stack. Two people are injured; £229 damage is inflicted.
  • General Sir Charles Macpherson Dobell assumes command of Eastern Force in Sinai