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Three members of the 1st Australian Light Horse Regiment in front of the El Arish Mosque, December 1916. Image courtesy Australian War Memorial.

  • Day 1035 of the war
  • Edgar Irvine Lee sends news from El Arish. Sergt E Lee at El Arish
  • The Orange Land Board concludes its week of hearings concerning the acquisition of four local properties for returned soldiers. Orchards for Soldiers
  • Allied forces on the Western Front repulse German attacks near Hurtebise
  • General John Joseph “Black Jack” Pershing and 190 American soldiers board USS Baltic in New York, bound for France