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- casualties : 505 killed, 1253 wounded (remove)
- Conflict : First World War, 1914-1918 (remove)
- commanding officer : Scanlan, John Joseph (remove)
- battle honours : Polygon Wood (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...