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- related units : Australian Imperial Force (remove)
- related places : Mouquet Farm (remove)
- casualties : 769 killed, 1419 wounded (remove)
- battle honours : Somme, 1916, '18 (remove)
- Conflict : First World War, 1914-1918 (remove)
- commanding officer : Whitham, John Lawrence (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, ...