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  • The Leader reports on the recent meeting to form a local recruiting committee, and invites residents to a second meeting. Recruiting – Local Committee To Be Formed
  • Prime Minister Hughes announces that the welfare of returned soldiers is to be discussed at the upcoming Premiers’ Conference. Destitute Returned Soldiers
  • Representatives of the British, French, and Italian Governments assemble in Rome to discuss co-operation, and the questions of Macedonia, Greece and Salonika. Discussions continue for three days.
  • British troops on the Western Front capture two enemy posts near Beaumont Hamel
  • German troops on the Eastern Front succeed in clearing the entire Dobrudja region of Russians and Romanians
  • British troops in German East Africa occupy Kibambawe in the Rufiji valley
  • German forces capture Braila in Romania