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5 November 1917

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  • Day 1195 of the war
  • Alfred Chapman is killed in action in Palestine
  • The Millthorpe Red Cross League and recruiting committee convene to discuss arrangements for receiving the recruiting train that is travelling along the Great Western Railway Line seeking reinforcements for the war. Recruiting Train
  • The Leader reports that mine sweepers have located German mines in the sea off Gabo Island in eastern Victoria. One of the mines is shot at with rifles, creating a “monstrous explosion.Mines Off Gabo Laid in the Fairway