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- casualties : 845 killed, 2435 wounded (including gassed) (remove)
- related places : Quinn's Post (remove)
- battle honours : Egypt, 1915-16 (remove)
- related units : 5 Brigade (remove)
- commanding officer : Pye, Cecil Robert Arthur (remove)
- Conflict : First World War, 1914-1918 (remove)
UnitThe 17th Battalion was raised at Liverpool in New South Wales in March 1915 as part of the 5th Brigade. It left Australia in early May, trained in Egypt from mid-June until mid-August, and on 20 Augus...