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26 November 1917

By November 26, 2017November 21st, 2018No Comments

We will be going to make history in a day or two, and I believe the sector we are going to is a pretty hot shop … so this may be my last letter. God alone knows. I have a good lot of men to command, and they will do anything for me, so I am right on that score. Weather permitting, I think we will do what is asked of us, as the Australians are frightened of nothing.

  • The Right Hon Joseph Cook, Minister of the Navy and Deputy Leader of the National Government addresses one of the largest gatherings ever seen in the Star Theatre in Orange. He urges the townspeople to “give a vehement affirmative answer” in the conscription referendum. The Minister for the Navy in Orange