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I ANZAC Corps

The I ANZAC Corps (First Anzac Corps) was a combined Australian and New Zealand army corps that served during World War I. It was formed in Egypt in February 1916 as part of the reorganisation and expansion of the Australian Imperial Force and the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) following the evacuation of Gallipoli in December 1915. [1]

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Alexander Godley

General Sir Alexander John Godley GCB, KCMG (4 February 1867 – 6 March 1957) was a senior officer in the British Army.

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Allies of World War I

The Allies of World War I, also known as the Entente Powers, were the countries that opposed the Central Powers during the First World War.

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Andrew Hamilton Russell

Major General Sir Andrew Hamilton Russell (23 February 1868 – 29 November 1960) was a general from New Zealand during the First World War, who rose swiftly to high command during the Gallipoli campaign in 1915–1916 and to prominence as the commander of the New Zealand Division on the Western Front in 1917 and 1918.

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Armentières

Armentières (Armentiers) is a commune in the Nord department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northern France.

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Australia

Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

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Australian and New Zealand Army Corps

The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) was a First World War army corps of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force.

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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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Bapaume

Bapaume is a French commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of northern France.

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Battle of Arras (1917)

The Battle of Arras (also known as the Second Battle of Arras) was a British offensive during the First World War.

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Battle of Broodseinde

The Battle of Broodseinde was fought on 4 October 1917 near Ypres in Flanders, at the east end of the Gheluvelt plateau, by the British Second and Fifth armies and the German 4th Army.

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Battle of Messines (1917)

The Battle of Messines was an offensive conducted by the British Second Army, under the command of General Sir Herbert Plumer, on the Western Front near the village of Messines in Belgian West Flanders during the First World War.

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Battle of Mouquet Farm

The Battle of Mouquet Farm, also known as the Fighting for Mouquet Farm was part of the Battle of the Somme and took place as part of the Battle of Pozières The Fighting for Mouquet Farm began on 10 August with attacks by the I Anzac Corps and it was captured by the 3rd Canadian Division of the Canadian Corps on 16 September.

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Battle of Passchendaele

The Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire.

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Battle of Polygon Wood

The Battle of Polygon Wood took place during the second phase of the Third Battle of Ypres in World War I and was fought near Ypres in Belgium 26 September – 3 October 1917, in the area from the Menin Road to Polygon Wood and thence north, to the area beyond St.

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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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Battle of the Menin Road Ridge

The Battle of the Menin Road Ridge, sometimes called "Battle of the Menin Road", was the third British general attack of the Third Battle of Ypres in the First World War.

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Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme (Bataille de la Somme, Schlacht an der Somme), also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire.

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Battle of Verdun

The Battle of Verdun (Bataille de Verdun,, Schlacht um Verdun) was fought from 21 February – 18 December 1916 during the First World War on the Western Front between the German and French armies, on hills north of Verdun-sur-Meuse in north-eastern France.

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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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Corps

A corps ("core"; the plural is spelled the same as singular but pronounced "cores"; from French, from the Latin corpus "body") is an organized body of people.

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Division (military)

A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.

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Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig

Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, (19 June 1861 – 29 January 1928) was a British senior officer during the First World War.

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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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Fifth Army (United Kingdom)

The Fifth Army was a field army of the British Army during World War I that formed part of the British Expeditionary Force on the Western Front between 1916 and 1918.

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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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Fourth Army (United Kingdom)

The Fourth Army was a field army that formed part of the British Expeditionary Force during the First World War.

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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 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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Harold Bridgwood Walker

Lieutenant General Sir Harold Bridgwood Walker KCB, KCMG, DSO (26 April 1862 – 5 November 1934) was an English general who led Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.

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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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Hubert Gough

General Sir Hubert de la Poer Gough, GCB, GCMG, KCVO (12 August 1870 – 18 March 1963), was a senior officer in the British Army in the First World War.

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II ANZAC Corps

The II ANZAC Corps (Second Anzac Corps) was an Australian and New Zealand First World War army corps formed in Egypt in February 1916 as part of the reorganization of the Australian Imperial Force following the evacuation of Gallipoli in November 1915, under the command of William Birdwood.

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III Corps (United Kingdom)

III Corps was an army corps of the British Army formed in both the First World War and the Second World War.

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Infantry

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

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James Gordon Legge

Lieutenant General James Gordon Legge CB, CMG (15 August 1863 – 18 September 1947) was an Australian Army Lieutenant General who served in World War I. His son Stanley Ferguson Legge reached the rank of Major General.

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Military history of Australia during World War I

In Australia, the outbreak of World War I was greeted with considerable enthusiasm.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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New Zealand (Māori) Pioneer Battalion

The New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion, or Native Contingent and Pioneer Battalion, was a battalion of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force that served during World War I. The battalion was first raised in 1915 and served at Gallipoli and the Western Front and largely served as pioneers.

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New Zealand and Australian Division

The New Zealand and Australian Division was formed at the start of the Gallipoli Campaign as a composite division under the command of New Zealand general Alexander Godley.

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New Zealand Division

The New Zealand Division was an infantry division of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force raised for service in the First World War.

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New Zealand Expeditionary Force

The New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) was the title of the military forces sent from New Zealand to fight alongside other British Empire and dominion troops during World War I and World War II.

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Raid on the Suez Canal

The Raid on the Suez Canal, also known as Actions on the Suez Canal, took place between 26 January and 4 February 1915 after a German-led Ottoman Army force advanced from Southern Palestine to attack the British Empire-protected Suez Canal, before the beginning of the Sinai and Palestine Campaign of World War I. Substantial Ottoman forces crossed the Sinai peninsula, but their attack failed mainly because of strongly held defences and alert defenders.

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Salients, re-entrants and pockets

A salient is a battlefield feature that projects into enemy territory.

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Second Army (United Kingdom)

The British Second Army was a field army of the British Army active during both World War I and World War II.

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Suez Canal

The Suez Canal (قناة السويس) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea.

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Trench raiding

Trench raiding was a feature of trench warfare which developed during World War I. It was the practice of making small scale surprise attacks on enemy position.

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Turkey

Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Turkish), is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia, largely located in Western Asia, with the smaller portion of Eastern Thrace in Southeast Europe.

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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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William Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood

Field Marshal William Riddell Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood (13 September 1865 – 17 May 1951) was a British Army officer.

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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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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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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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17th Battalion (Australia)

The 17th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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18th Battalion (Australia)

The 18th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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19th Battalion (Australia)

The 19th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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1st Battalion (Australia)

The 1st Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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1st Brigade (Australia)

1st Brigade is a combined arms formation of the Australian Army.

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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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20th Battalion (Australia)

The 20th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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21st Battalion (Australia)

The 21st Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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22nd Battalion (Australia)

The 22nd Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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23rd Battalion (Australia)

The 23rd Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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24th Battalion (Australia)

The 24th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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25th Battalion (Australia)

The 25th Battalion was an infantry unit of the Australian Army.

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26th Battalion (Australia)

The 26th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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27th Battalion (Australia)

The 27th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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28th Battalion (Australia)

The 28th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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2nd Battalion (Australia)

The 2nd Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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2nd Brigade (Australia)

The 2nd Brigade was a brigade-sized infantry unit of the Australian Army.

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2nd Division (Australia)

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

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3rd Battalion (Australia)

The 3rd Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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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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4th Battalion (Australia)

The 4th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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4th Division (Australia)

The Australian 4th Division was formed in the First World War during the expansion of the Australian Imperial Force infantry brigades in February 1916.

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5th Battalion (Australia)

The 5th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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5th Brigade (Australia)

5th Brigade is a brigade of the Australian Army.

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6th Battalion (Australia)

The 6th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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6th Brigade (Australia)

The 6th Brigade is an Australian Army brigade.

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7th Battalion (Australia)

The 7th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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7th Brigade (Australia)

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

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8th Battalion (Australia)

The 8th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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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.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_ANZAC_Corps

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