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9th Battalion, Royal Queensland Regiment

The 9th Battalion, Royal Queensland Regiment (9 RQR) is a Reserve light infantry battalion of the Australian Army, raised and based in the state of Queensland. [1]

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Australian Army

The Australian Army is Australia's military land force.

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Australian Army Reserve

The Australian Army Reserve is a collective name given to the reserve units of the Australian Army.

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Australian Corps

The Australian Corps was a World War I army corps that contained all five Australian infantry divisions serving on the Western Front.

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Battalion

A battalion is a military unit.

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Battle honour

A battle honour is an award of a right by a government or sovereign to a military unit to emblazon the name of a battle or operation on its flags ("colours"), uniforms or other accessories where ornamentation is possible.

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Battle of Milne Bay

The Battle of Milne Bay (25 August – 7 September 1942), also known as Operation RE by the Japanese, was a battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II.

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Battle of Pozières

The Battle of Pozières was a two-week struggle for the French village of Pozières and the ridge on which it stands, during the middle stages of the 1916 Battle of the Somme.

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Belgium

Belgium (België; Belgique; Belgien), officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a sovereign state in Western Europe.

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Borneo

Borneo (Kalimantan, Borneo) is the third-largest island in the world and the largest island in Asia.

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Bougainville Campaign

The Bougainville Campaign (Operation Cherry Blossom) was a series of land and naval battles of the Pacific campaign of World War II between Allied forces and the Empire of Japan.

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Bougainville Island

Bougainville Island is the main island of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville of Papua New Guinea.

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Cadre (military)

The cadre is the complement of commissioned officers and non-commissioned officers of a military unit responsible for training the rest of the unit.

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Charles Lilley

Sir Charles Lilley (27 August 1827 – 20 August 1897) was a Premier and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland.

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Dardanelles

The Dardanelles (Çanakkale Boğazı, Δαρδανέλλια, Dardanellia), formerly known as Hellespont (Ἑλλήσποντος, Hellespontos, literally "Sea of Helle"), is a narrow strait in northwestern Turkey connecting the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara.

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East Timor

East Timor or Timor-Leste, officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (Tetum: Repúblika Demokrátika Timór-Leste), is a country in Maritime Southeast Asia.

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Egypt

Egypt (مِصر, مَصر), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is the queen of 16 of the 53 member states in the Commonwealth of Nations.

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Enoggera Barracks

Enoggera Barracks (also known as Gallipoli Barracks) is an Australian Army base in the northwestern Brisbane suburb of Enoggera in Queensland.

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Enoggera, Queensland

Enoggera is a suburb of Brisbane, in Queensland, Australia north-west of the Brisbane CBD.

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Federation of Australia

The Federation of Australia was the process by which the six separate British self-governing colonies of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia agreed to unite and form the Commonwealth of Australia, establishing a system of federalism in Australia.

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First Australian Imperial Force

The First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) was the main expeditionary force of the Australian Army during World War I. It was formed on 15 August 1914, following Britain's declaration of war on Germany, initially with a strength of one infantry division and one light horse brigade.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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Gallipoli

The Gallipoli peninsula (Gelibolu Yarımadası; Καλλίπολη) is located in Turkish Thrace (or East Thrace), the European part of Turkey, with the Aegean Sea to the west and the Dardanelles strait to the east.

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Gallipoli Campaign

The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Dardanelles Campaign, the Battle of Gallipoli or the Battle of Çanakkale (Çanakkale Savaşı), was a campaign of World War I that took place on the Gallipoli peninsula (Gelibolu in modern Turkey) in the Ottoman Empire between 25 April 1915 and 9 January 1916.

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George V

George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.

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Hindenburg Line

The Hindenburg Line (Siegfriedstellung) was a German defensive position of World War I, built during the winter of 1916–1917 on the Western Front, from Arras to Laffaux, near Soissons on the Aisne.

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Hundred Days Offensive

The Hundred Days Offensive was the final period of the First World War, during which the Allies launched a series of offensives against the Central Powers on the Western Front from 8 August to 11 November 1918, beginning with the Battle of Amiens.

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Infantry

The infantry is the branch of a military force that fights on foot.

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Ipswich, Queensland

Ipswich is an urban centre in south-east Queensland, Australia.

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Japan

Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.

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John Leak

John Leak VC (1892 – 20 October 1972) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Landing at Anzac Cove

The landing at Anzac Cove on Sunday, 25 April 1915, also known as the landing at Gaba Tepe, and to the Turks as the Arıburnu Battle, was part of the amphibious invasion of the Gallipoli Peninsula by the forces of the British Empire, which began the land phase of the Gallipoli Campaign of the First World War.

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Light infantry

Light infantry (or skirmishers) are soldiers whose job was to provide a skirmishing screen ahead of the main body of infantry, harassing and delaying the enemy advance.

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Maryborough, Queensland

Maryborough is a city located on the Mary River in Queensland, Australia, approximately north of the state capital, Brisbane.

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Milne Bay

Milne Bay is a large bay in Milne Bay Province, southeastern Papua New Guinea.

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New Guinea

New Guinea (Papua or, historically, Irian) is a large Island in the South West Pacific region.

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New Guinea campaign

The New Guinea campaign of the Pacific War lasted from January 1942 until the end of the war in August 1945.

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North Africa

North Africa or Northern Africa is the northernmost region of Africa.

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Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918

The Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918 is a 12-volume series covering Australian involvement in the First World War.

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Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest of the Earth's oceanic divisions.

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Pentropic organisation

The Pentropic organisation was a military organisation used by the Australian Army between 1960 and 1965.

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Premier of Queensland

The Premier of Queensland is the head of government in the state of Queensland, Australia.

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Queen's Guard

The Queen's Guard and Queen's Life Guard (called King's Guard and King's Life Guard when the reigning monarch is male) are the names given to contingents of infantry and cavalry soldiers charged with guarding the official royal residences in the United Kingdom.

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Queensland

Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most-populous state in Australia.

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Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands

The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI), also known as Operation Helpem Fren and Operation Anode, was created in 2003 in response to a request for international aid by the Governor-General of Solomon Islands.

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Rifle Company Butterworth

Rifle Company Butterworth is an Australian Army infantry company based at RMAF Base Butterworth in Butterworth, Penang, Malaysia.

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Rockhampton

Rockhampton is a city and local government area in Queensland, Australia.

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Royal Queensland Regiment

The Royal Queensland Regiment (RQR) is a reserve light infantry regiment of the Australian Army based in Queensland.

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Russia

Russia (Ru-Россия.ogg), also officially known as the Russian Federation (a), is a country in northern Eurasia.

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Second Australian Imperial Force

The Second Australian Imperial Force (Second, or 2nd, AIF) was the name given to the volunteer personnel of the Australian Army in World War II.

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Second Boer War

The Second Boer War (Tweede Boerenoorlog, Tweede Vryheidsoorlog, literally "Second Freedom War") otherwise known as the Second Anglo-Boer War, was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the South African Republic (Transvaal Republic) and the Orange Free State.

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Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands is a sovereign country consisting of a large number of islands in Oceania lying to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu and covering a land area of.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Spring Offensive

The 1918 Spring Offensive or Kaiserschlacht (Kaiser's Battle), also known as the Ludendorff Offensive, was a series of German attacks along the Western Front during the First World War, beginning on 21 March 1918, which marked the deepest advances by either side since 1914.

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Toowoomba

Toowoomba (nicknamed 'The Garden City') is a city in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia.

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Unit Colour Patch

Unit Colour Patches (or simply known as Colour Patches) are currently worn on the slouch hat in the Australian Army to identify the wearer's unit.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories.

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Warwick, Queensland

Warwick is a town and locality in southeast Queensland, Australia, lying south-west of Brisbane.

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Western Front (World War I)

Following the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the German Army opened the Western Front by first invading Luxembourg and Belgium, then gaining military control of important industrial regions in France.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Ypres

Ypres ('Ieper') is a Belgian municipality located in the Flemish province of West Flanders.

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10th Battalion (Australia)

The 10th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army that served as part of the Australian Imperial Force during World War I. Among the first units raised in Australia during the war, the battalion was recruited from South Australia in August 1914 and along with the 9th, 11th and 12th Battalions, it formed part of the 3rd Brigade, 1st Division.

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11th Battalion (Australia)

The 11th Battalion was an Australian Army battalion that was among the first infantry units raised during World War I for the First Australian Imperial Force.

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11th Brigade (Australia)

The 11th Brigade is an Australian Army brigade which currently comprises most Australian Army Reserve units located in Queensland.

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12th Battalion (Australia)

The 12th Battalion was an infantry battalion originally raised for the First Australian Imperial Force during the First World War.

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18th Brigade (Australia)

The 18th Brigade was an infantry brigade of the Australian Army, which served during the Second World War.

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1st Division (Australia)

The 1st Division is the main formation of the Australian Army and contains the majority of the Army's regular forces.

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2/9th Battalion (Australia)

The 2/9th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army during World War II.

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2nd Division (Australia)

The 2nd Division commands all the reserve brigades in Australia.

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3rd Brigade (Australia)

The 3rd Brigade is a combined arms brigade of the Australian Army, principally made up of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Battalions of the Royal Australian Regiment (1, 2 and 3 RAR).

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49th Battalion (Australia)

The 49th Battalion was an infantry unit of the Australian Army.

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5th Division (Australia)

The 5th Division was an infantry division of the Australian Army which served during the First and Second World Wars.

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7th Brigade (Australia)

7th Brigade is a combined arms formation or brigade of the Australian Army.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/9th_Battalion,_Royal_Queensland_Regiment

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