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- related units : Australian Imperial Force (remove)
- casualties : 769 killed, 1419 wounded (remove)
- commanding officer : Lorenzo, Francis Maxwell de Frayer (remove)
- battle honours : Villers Bretonneux (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, ...