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Jisr Benat Yakub (Bridge of Jacob’s Daughters) over the River Jordan, George Lambert, 1919. Image courtesy Australian War Memorial.

  • Day 1520 of the war
  • The Australian Mounted Division in Palestine launches the Battle of Jisr Benat Yakub (the Bridge of Jacob’s Daughters) continuing their advance towards Damascus
  • Edward Charles Mann receives letters of condolence following his son Charles William Joseph Mann’s death in France on 6 July 1918. The Late Corp Mann
  • Allied troops in France begin an assault on the German Hindenburg Line. Fighting in the Battle of the Canal du Nord continues until 9 October.