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- casualties : 843 killed, 1628 wounded (remove)
- related units : Australian Imperial Force (remove)
- battle honours : Polygon Wood (remove)
- Conflict : First World War, 1914-1918 (remove)
- commanding officer : Leane, Raymond Lionel (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...