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28 September 1917

By September 28, 2017January 30th, 2019No Comments
  • Edward Davis [aka Joseph Davis] is killed in action in Belgium
  • Senator Edward Davis Millen is appointed Australia’s first Minister for Repatriation. The Repatriation Committee would come to encompass healthcare, compensation, soldier settlement, and vocational training to help returned men find work.
  • The Leader confirms that Samuel Archibald Spicer of Lewis Ponds is on his way home, having been invalided home from the front. Lewis Ponds
  • Having recently appealed to the wives of warriors and the sisters of soldiers the NSW Recruiting Committee now turns their attention to Fathers of Fighters