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- battle honours : Somme, 1916, '18 (remove)
- commanding officer : Beevor, Miles Fitzroy (remove)
- related units : Australian Imperial Force (remove)
- Conflict : First World War, 1914-1918 (remove)
- casualties : 650 killed, 1438 wounded (remove)
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UnitThe 52nd Battalion was raised at Tel el Kebir in Egypt on 1 March 1916 as part of the "doubling" of the AIF. Approximately half of its recruits were veterans from the 12th Battalion, and the other hal...