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==January==
 
==January==
*'''12''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s leave of absence (to recover from his [[wikipedia:trench fever|trench fever]]) ends, but he is far from recovered.   
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*'''[[January 12|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s leave of absence (to recover from his [[wikipedia:trench fever|trench fever]]) ends, but he is far from recovered.   
 
==February==
 
==February==
* '''27''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] faces his third Medical Board, and again his leave is extended.
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* '''[[February 27|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] faces his third Medical Board, and again his leave is extended.
 
==April==
 
==April==
*'''15''' - [[Hans Conried]], who would voice [[Thorin Oakenshield]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]]'', is born.
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*'''[[April 15|15]]''' - [[Hans Conried]], who would voice [[Thorin Oakenshield]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]]'', is born.
*'''18''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Wiseman]], the Great Twin Brethren, meet in Harrogate, and discuss the fate of the [[T.C.B.S.|Barrovians]] and the future of the Society.  
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*'''[[April 18|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Wiseman]], the Great Twin Brethren, meet in Harrogate, and discuss the fate of the [[T.C.B.S.|Barrovians]] and the future of the Society.  
*'''19''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], in revalidation, is assigned to the Humber Garrison, but is not fit enough.
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*'''[[April 19|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], in revalidation, is assigned to the Humber Garrison, but is not fit enough.
  
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''1''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is considered fit for service again, but he is not reassigned to the Lancashire Fusilliers.
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* '''[[June 1|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is considered fit for service again, but he is not reassigned to the Lancashire Fusilliers.
* '''18''' - [[Richard Boone]], who would voice [[Smaug]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]]'', is born.
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* '''[[June 18|18]]''' - [[Richard Boone]], who would voice [[Smaug]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]]'', is born.
* '''29''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] succumbs to gastritis while at Brocton Camp.
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* '''[[June 29|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] succumbs to gastritis while at Brocton Camp.
  
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''1''' - [[Thomas Kenneth Barnsley|"Tea Cake" Barnsley]] is killed in Ypres, Belgium.
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* '''[[August 1|1]]''' - [[Thomas Kenneth Barnsley|"Tea Cake" Barnsley]] is killed in Ypres, Belgium.
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''13''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is found unfit for duty for six months, but able to do a desk job.  
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* '''[[October 13|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is found unfit for duty for six months, but able to do a desk job.  
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''14''' - [[John Justin]], who would play [[Thorin Oakenshield]] in ''[[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)]]'', is born.
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* '''[[November 14|14]]''' - [[John Justin]], who would play [[Thorin Oakenshield]] in ''[[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)]]'', is born.
* '''16''' - The Tolkien's first son, [[John Tolkien|John]], is born.
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* '''[[November 16|16]]''' - The Tolkien's first son, [[John Tolkien|John]], is born.
  
 
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Revision as of 12:28, 23 May 2010

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1917.

January

February

  • 27 - J.R.R. Tolkien faces his third Medical Board, and again his leave is extended.

April

June

August

October

  • 13 - J.R.R. Tolkien is found unfit for duty for six months, but able to do a desk job.

November

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Years
1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920