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