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30 June 1916

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  • The Leader reports that yesterday’s War Chest Button Day sales were hampered by rain and sleet. Button Day
  • French forces retake Fort Thiaumont at Verdun
  • Arrangements for the upcoming Military Carnival in Orange continue. A special train is organised to bring more than 300 soldiers from Bathurst Camp to Orange for the event; a monster procession along Summer Street will take place following a civic reception and military parade. It is anticipated that the two-day carnival will raise funds for the comfort of soldiers at Bathurst Training Camp and boost recruitment. The Military Carnival
  • Allied bombardments continue on the Western Front