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- related places : Mouquet Farm (remove)
- battle honours : Messines, 1917 (remove)
- casualties : 769 killed, 1419 wounded (remove)
- Conflict : First World War, 1914-1918 (remove)
- related units : Australian Imperial Force (remove)
UnitThe 49th Battalion was raised in Egypt on 27 February 1916 as part of the "doubling" of the AIF. Approximately half of its recruits were Gallipoli veterans from the 9th Battalion, and the other half, ...