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20 February 1917

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  • 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