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- casualties : 843 killed, 1628 wounded (remove)
- battle honours : Messines, 1917 (remove)
- related units : 4th Australian Division (remove)
- commanding officer : Perry, Stanley Llewellyn (remove)
- Conflict : First World War, 1914-1918 (remove)
- related places : Mouquet Farm (remove)
UnitThe 48th Battalion was raised in Egypt on 16 March 1916 as part of the "doubling" of the AIF. Roughly half of its new recruits were Gallipoli veterans from the 16th Battalion, and the other half, fres...