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  • The headmaster of Sydney Grammar School, Mr A Giles, visits Orange to support an appeal for French war victims. France’s Day Appeal
  • Millthorpe Girls’ Friendly Society hosts a social evening to raise gifts for the Soldiers’ Comforts Fund. Girls’ Friendly Society
  • A Leader correspondent claims that less than five percent of returned soldiers are interested in becoming farmers and provides six reasons as to why returned soldiers should not be given land grants. Returned Soldiers on the Land
  • The German armed merchant cruiser Wolf enters New Zealand waters and lays mines off the Three Kings Islands. The cruiser returns two nights later and lays mines off Farewell Spit. Two merchant ships would later be claimed by the mines: Port Kembla on 18 September 1917, and Wimmera on 26 June 1918.