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29 October 1918

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  • Stanley Michael Jordan dies of disease in France. Stanley is the last person from the Orange district to die before the declaration of armistice. Four other men, however, would die post armistice from war-related injuries or disease.
  • Fifteen aircraft of the No 4 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps engage 60 German aircraft, shooting down ten for the loss of one
  • German sailors at Kiel mutiny after hearing that they will be ordered to engage the British fleet in the face of defeat. News of the mutiny spreads throughout Germany and inspires other insurrections.
  • The Czechs declare their independence from Austria. Two days later, Slovakia declares independence from Hungary; Czechoslovakia is subsequently formed.