- Day 605 of the war
- The first Australian troops arrive on the Western Front. Units of the Australian 2nd Division are introduced to the battlefield at ‘The Nursery’ – a relatively quiet sector south of the manufacturing town of Armentieres on the Lys River near the Belgium border.
- The Leader reports that the recent public meeting to discuss Anzac Day commemorations was so poorly attended that the decision was made to adjourn the meeting until next week. Anzac Day
“It is earnestly to be hoped that all citizens—men and women—who desire to show that they appreciate the gallantry of the boys who fought and fell for us in Gallipoli will be present.”
- General Alexander Ragoza renews the Russian Second Army’s attack on German positions at Lake Naroch. The Germans hold their ground. Meanwhile, the French repulse an attack south and east of Haucourt.