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- related units : Australian Imperial Force (remove)
- related places : Albany (remove)
- battle honours : Somme, 1916, '18 (remove)
- casualties : 877 killed, 2410 wounded (including gassed) (remove)
- commanding officer : Mitchell, John Wesley (remove)
UnitThe 8th Battalion was among the first infantry units raised for the AIF during the First World War. Like the 5th, 6th and 7th Battalions, it was recruited from Victoria and, together with these batta...