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25 May 1915

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  • The Leader reports on “the best ever” Empire Day proceedings in Orange
  • British Prime Minister Herbert Asquith forms a Coalition government as tensions rise over his handling of the war. David Lloyd George, the former Chancellor of the Exchequer is appointed Minister of Munitions to increase the production of weapons. Winston Churchill resigns as First Lord of the Admiralty over disagreements with Lord Fisher and the Dardanelles campaign.