- The 11th Battalion launches an attack on Gaba Tepe, a 60 metre high promontory at Gallipoli. The attack is an attempt to deny the Turks a vantage point from which to observe allied operations at Anzac Cove. The attack ends in failure, the Turks having already identified the outpost as a likely target and fortified it accordingly.
- The Leader publishes the second casualty list of the war. There is still no mention of casualties from Orange, despite the fact that nine men from the district have been killed in action, and one has died of his wounds.
- Rocky returns to Orange to farewell family and friends before embarking for overseas service. He would never return. He would be killed in action in France on 27 July 1916.
- T Bates, a British surgeon tending casualties from the Dardanelles writes the following letter from No 15 General Hospital to his local newspaper in Worcestershire:
It is 9pm, and I have just returned to my tent. Last Thursday we got a big convoy of wounded from the Dardanelles, and more came the following two days, and we were quickly full up. We have all been hard at work ever since. Amputations, openings of the knee joints, trephinings of skull, and….All the surgery is necessarily rapid….Have had so much to do that I have not been able to leave the Hospital since last Wednesday, but as we live in tents I do not suffer from lack of fresh air…Cannot write more now, we have to visit my ward before turning in. For the last week getting to bed has varied from midnight to 2.30 am…”