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1916

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* '''[[November 29|29]]''' - [[Geoffrey Bache Smith|G.B. Smith]] is hit by shrapnel, and wounded on his right arm and thigh.
 
* '''[[November 29|29]]''' - [[Geoffrey Bache Smith|G.B. Smith]] is hit by shrapnel, and wounded on his right arm and thigh.
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''[[December 3|3]]''' - G.B. Smith dies of gas-gangrene in his wounds. The news doesn't reach Tolkien until the 16th.
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* '''[[3 December|3]]''' - G.B. Smith dies of gas-gangrene in his wounds. The news doesn't reach Tolkien until the 16th.
 
* '''[[December 16|16]]-[[December 25|25]]''' - Tolkien recovers, and he and Edith visit Great Haywood.
 
* '''[[December 16|16]]-[[December 25|25]]''' - Tolkien recovers, and he and Edith visit Great Haywood.
 
* '''[[December 28|28]]''' - [[Noel Johnson]], who would play [[Éomer]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)]]'', is born.
 
* '''[[December 28|28]]''' - [[Noel Johnson]], who would play [[Éomer]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)]]'', is born.

Revision as of 22:01, 7 June 2011

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1916.

Early

  • ? - Being a linguist, Tolkien decides to specialise in signalling, and learns Morse code.

March

April

June

July

August

September

October

November

  • 8 - Tolkien is repatriated, and is sent to a hospital in Birmingham.
  • 29 - G.B. Smith is hit by shrapnel, and wounded on his right arm and thigh.

December

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Years
1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919