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==November==
 
==November==
 
* '''[[8 November|8]]''' - Tolkien is repatriated, and is sent to a hospital in [[Birmingham]].
 
* '''[[8 November|8]]''' - Tolkien is repatriated, and is sent to a hospital in [[Birmingham]].
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* '''[[22 November|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] signs [[War Office form 22 November 1916|a form for the War Office]], confirming his return to England from France due to trench fever.
 
* '''[[29 November|29]]''' - [[Geoffrey Bache Smith|G.B. Smith]] is hit by shrapnel, and wounded on his right arm and thigh.
 
* '''[[29 November|29]]''' - [[Geoffrey Bache Smith|G.B. Smith]] is hit by shrapnel, and wounded on his right arm and thigh.
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==December==
 
==December==
 
* '''[[3 December|3]]''' - G.B. Smith dies of gas-gangrene in his wounds. The news doesn't reach Tolkien until the 16th.
 
* '''[[3 December|3]]''' - G.B. Smith dies of gas-gangrene in his wounds. The news doesn't reach Tolkien until the 16th.
 
* '''[[16 December|16]]-[[25 December|25]]''' - Tolkien recovers, and he and Edith visit Great Haywood.
 
* '''[[16 December|16]]-[[25 December|25]]''' - Tolkien recovers, and he and Edith visit Great Haywood.
* '''[[28 December|28]]''' - [[Noel Johnson]], who would play [[Éomer]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)]]'', is born.
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* '''[[28 December|28]]''' - [[Noel Johnson]], who would play [[Éomer]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (1955 radio series)]], is born.
  
 
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Revision as of 15:24, 11 December 2012

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1916.

Early

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

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November

December

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