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8 October 1915

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  • A severe storm lashes the Gallipoli peninsula from the south-west. Considerable damage is incurred at Anzac Cove.
  • Street fighting continues in Belgrade
  • A special recruiting meeting is held at Robertson Park with children singing patriotic songs and prominent citizens delivering speeches
  • The Leader reports that the people of Orange gathered yesterday at the Foresters’ Hall to support an appeal for Christmas gifts for soldiers at the front. Xmas gifts for Gallipoli
  • A public meeting is held at the Orange Town Hall to discuss a reception for the Coo-ee marchers. To Honour Gilgandra Recruits
  • The Leader urges the¬†town to give the Coo-ee marchers a resounding reception in Orange. Hitchen’s March to the Sea