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9 August 1917

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  • Second anniversary of the death in action of Edwin Hercules Fardell
  • The Australian destroyers HMAS Warrego, HMAS Parramatta, HMAS Yarra, HMAS Swan, HMAS Torrens and HMAS Huon arrive at Port Said. The vessels are en route to the Adriatic Sea where they will form part of the Otranto Barrage, the Allied naval blockade of the Otranto Straits between Brindisi and Corfu.