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15 February 1917

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  • Commander of 8th Infantry Brigade, Brigadier Edwin Tivey, claims that Australian soldiers on the Somme display “marvellous endurance, patience and pluck” in the face of the bleakest winter weather. The Australian Soldier – Patient and Plucky
  • The Leader publishes the 272nd Casualty List
  • The Leader reports that “Win the War League Day” will be observed on 23 February 1917 to raise funds for the war effort and boost home service