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- battle honours : Villers Bretonneux (remove)
- commanding officer : Woods, Percy William (remove)
- casualties : 507 killed, 1328 wounded (including gassed) (remove)
- Conflict : First World War, 1914-1918 (remove)
UnitThe 55th Battalion was raised in Egypt on 12 February 1916 as part of the "doubling" of the AIF. Half of its recruits were Gallipoli veterans from the 3rd Battalion, and the other half, fresh reinforc...