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4 March 1918

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  • The Leader reports that 6,000 Australian soldiers serving abroad have married British women. Lieut-Colonel Dr Springthorpe estimates that that one in every 33 Australian bachelor soldiers gets married in England and that 800 weddings are taking place each month. Anzac’s Brides
  • Canobolas Public School donates a tin of blackberries to the Red Cross Society in response to their recent appeal for fruit to make jam for returned soldiers. Fruit For Red Cross Jam
  • A stained glass memorial to the district’s Catholic war dead is now in situ at St Patrick’s Catholic Church in Wellington. Fallen Wellington Catholic Soldiers