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- related units : Australian Imperial Force (remove)
- related places : Flanders (remove)
- battle honours : Broodseinde (remove)
- Conflict : First World War, 1914-1918 (remove)
- commanding officer : Heane, James 'Cast Iron Jimmy' (remove)
- casualties : 1165 killed, 2363 wounded (including gassed) (remove)
UnitThe 1st Battalion was the first infantry unit recruited for the AIF in New South Wales during the First World War. The battalion was raised within a fortnight of the declaration of war in August 19...