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1917

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* '''[[February 27|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] faces his third Medical Board, and again his leave is extended.
 
* '''[[February 27|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] faces his third Medical Board, and again his leave is extended.
 
==April==
 
==April==
*'''[[April 15|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 ''[[The Hobbit (1977 film)]]'', is born.
 
*'''[[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.  
 
*'''[[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.  
 
*'''[[April 19|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], in revalidation, is assigned to the Humber Garrison, but is not fit enough.
 
*'''[[April 19|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], in revalidation, is assigned to the Humber Garrison, but is not fit enough.
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==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[June 1|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is considered fit for service again, but he is not reassigned to the Lancashire Fusilliers.
 
* '''[[June 1|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is considered fit for service again, but he is not reassigned to the Lancashire Fusilliers.
* '''[[June 18|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 ''[[The Hobbit (1977 film)]]'', is born.
 
* '''[[June 29|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] succumbs to gastritis while at Brocton Camp.
 
* '''[[June 29|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] succumbs to gastritis while at Brocton Camp.
  

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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

May

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