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- related units : Australian Imperial Force (remove)
- casualties : 1165 killed, 2363 wounded (including gassed) (remove)
- battle honours : Albert, 1918 (Chuignes) (remove)
- commanding officer : Heane, James 'Cast Iron Jimmy' (remove)
- related places : Somme Valley (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...