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==April==
 
==April==
 
*'''15''' - [[Hans Conried]], who would voice [[Thorin Oakenshield]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]]'', is born.
 
*'''15''' - [[Hans Conried]], who would voice [[Thorin Oakenshield]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]]'', is born.
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*'''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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*'''19''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], in revalidation, is assigned to the Humber Garrison, but is not fit enough.
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==June==
 
==June==
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* '''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.
 
* '''18''' - [[Richard Boone]], who would voice [[Smaug]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]]'', is born.
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* '''29''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] succumbs to gastritis while at Brocton Camp.
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==August==
 
==August==
 
* '''1''' - [[Thomas Kenneth Barnsley|"Tea Cake" Barnsley]] is killed in Ypres, Belgium.
 
* '''1''' - [[Thomas Kenneth Barnsley|"Tea Cake" Barnsley]] is killed in Ypres, Belgium.
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==October==
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* '''13''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is found unfit for duty for six months, but able to do a desk job.
 
==November==
 
==November==
 
* '''16''' - The Tolkien's first son, [[John Tolkien|John]], is born.
 
* '''16''' - The Tolkien's first son, [[John Tolkien|John]], is born.

Revision as of 15:28, 2 March 2009

Contents

January

  • 12 - Tolkien's leave of absence (to recover from his trench fever) ends, but he is far from recovered.

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

  • 16 - The Tolkien's first son, John, is born.

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Years
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