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10 January 1917

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  • Lennox Ross Owen Douglas returns to Orange after two years’ war service. The young law clerk was invalided home from the war due to epilepsy. Personal
  • Russian troops on the Eastern Front continue their progress south of Lake Babit
  • British troops continue to advance to the north-east of Kut-al-Amara in Mesopotamia
  • Allied governments send a joint reply to US President Wilson’s Peace Note, stating their peace terms and demanding “restoration, reparation, indemnities” from Germany. A special note from the Belgian Government accompanies the reply, stating that Belgium places itself in Allied hands.