20 February 1917
- The 11th Australian Light Horse makes a surprise raid on the Turkish outpost of Bir el Hassana in Sinai. The enemy abandon their post.
- The Australian 3rd and 4th Battalions advance one kilometre at Ancre on the Western Front, as British soldiers to the north continue their advance; together they capture 773 prisoners
- A German raid on Australian and British positions at Baillescourt Farm, Ancre, is repulsed
This entry was posted on February 20th, 2017.