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- casualties : 505 killed, 1253 wounded (remove)
- battle honours : Polygon Wood (remove)
- Conflict : First World War, 1914-1918 (remove)
- commanding officer : Denehy, Charles Aloysius (remove)
UnitThe 57th Battalion was raised in Egypt on 18 February 1916 as part of the "doubling" of the AIF. Half of its recruits were Gallipoli veterans from the 5th Battalion, and the other half, fresh reinforc...