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9 June 1916

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  • Returned servicemen Sergeants Beynon and Saunders address a recruitment rally in Robertson Park. Attendees are spellbound by the account of the landing at Gallipoli and life in the trenches; Seven men puts their names down to enlist at the conclusion of the rally. Soldier Orators
  • French forces repulse German attacks on Hill 304 in the Battle of Verdun
  • Arab forces capture the port of Jeddah in present-day Saudi Arabia
  • German forces attack British-controlled Kondoa Irangi in German East Africa