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29 May 1916

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  • William Henry (‘Burly’) Wright enlists. William is commemorated on the Centenary of WWI in Orange Honour Roll; he would die of wounds in Belgium on 7 November 1917.
  • Eric Green dies of wounds in France. Eric is the second person from the Orange district to die on the Western Front.
  • Italian forces evacuate Asiago in northern Italy as Austrian troops move in. The Austrians advance west of Arsiero, to Posina.