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- casualties : 843 killed, 1628 wounded (remove)
- battle honours : Polygon Wood (remove)
- related places : Mouquet Farm (remove)
- commanding officer : Brearley, Montague Sharpe (remove)
- Conflict : First World War, 1914-1918 (remove)
- related units : Australian Imperial Force (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...