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2nd/17th Battalion, Royal New South Wales Regiment

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The 2nd/17th Battalion, Royal New South Wales Regiment (2/17 RNSWR) is a reserve infantry battalion of the Australian Army. [1]

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Arncliffe, New South Wales

Arncliffe is a suburb in southern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

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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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Bathurst, New South Wales

Bathurst is a regional city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia.

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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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Blacktown

Blacktown is a suburb in the City of Blacktown, in Greater Western Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

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Broken Hill

Broken Hill is an inland mining city in the far west of outback New South Wales, Australia.

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Canungra, Queensland

Canungra is a small rural town and locality in the Scenic Rim Region local government area of South East Queensland, Australia.

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Central Coast (New South Wales)

The Central Coast is a peri-urban region in the Australian state of New South Wales, located on the Tasman Sea coast north of Sydney and south of Lake Macquarie.

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Commanding officer

The commanding officer (CO) or, if the incumbent is a general officer, commanding general (CG), is the officer in command of a military unit.

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Company (military unit)

A company is a military unit, typically consisting of 80–150 soldiers and usually commanded by a major or a captain.

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Erina, New South Wales

Erina is a thriving retail based suburb located in the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia between Gosford and the Pacific Ocean at Terrigal.

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Freedom of the City

The Freedom of the City is an honour bestowed by a municipality upon a valued member of the community, or upon a visiting celebrity or dignitary.

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Infantry

Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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Ku-ring-gai Council

Ku-ring-gai Council is a local government area in the Upper North Shore region of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

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Land Warfare Centre (Australia)

The Land Warfare Centre (LWC) is an Australian Army training establishment that is responsible for the provision of promotion courses to commissioned and non commissioned officers (NCOs) in an "all corps" setting.

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Light infantry

Light infantry is a designation applied to certain types of foot soldiers (infantry) throughout history, typically having lighter equipment or armament or a more mobile or fluid function than other types of infantry, such as heavy infantry or line infantry.

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Mahdist War

The Mahdist War (الثورة المهدية ath-Thawra al-Mahdī; 1881–99) was a British colonial war of the late 19th century which was fought between the Mahdist Sudanese of the religious leader Muhammad Ahmad bin Abd Allah, who had proclaimed himself the "Mahdi" of Islam (the "Guided One"), and the forces of the Khedivate of Egypt, initially, and later the forces of Britain.

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New South Wales

New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.

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Newcastle, New South Wales

The Newcastle metropolitan area is the second most populated area in the Australian state of New South Wales and includes most of the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie local government areas.

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Nyngan

Nyngan is a town in the centre of New South Wales, Australia, in the Bogan Shire local government area within the Orana Region of central New South Wales.

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Operation Astute

Operation Astute was an Australian-led military deployment to East Timor to quell unrest and return stability in the 2006 East Timor crisis.

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Operation Okra

Operation Okra is the Australian Defence Force (ADF) contribution to the military intervention against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

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Operation Resolute

Operation Resolute is the Australian Defence Force's contribution to patrolling Australia's Exclusive Economic Zone.

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Orange, New South Wales

Orange is a city in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia.

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Pymble, New South Wales

Pymble is a suburb on the Upper North Shore of Sydney in the state of New South Wales, 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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Royal New South Wales Regiment

The Royal New South Wales Regiment (RNSWR) is a reserve infantry regiment of the Australian Army based in the state of New South Wales.

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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 (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.

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Silverwater, New South Wales

Silverwater is a suburb in western Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

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Sydney

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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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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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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17th Battalion (Australia)

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

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1989 Newcastle earthquake

The 1989 Newcastle earthquake occurred in Newcastle, New South Wales on Thursday, 28 December.

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1st/19th Battalion, Royal New South Wales Regiment

The 1st/19th Battalion, The Royal New South Wales Regiment (1/19 RNSWR), is 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 Division (Australia)

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

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4th/3rd Battalion, Royal New South Wales Regiment

4th/3rd Battalion, Royal New South Wales Regiment (4/3 RNSWR) is a Reserve light 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 Brigade (Australia)

The 6th Combat Support Brigade is an Australian Army brigade.

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8th Brigade (Australia)

8th Brigade is an Australian Army Reserve training formation.

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9th Brigade (Australia)

The 9th Brigade is a Reserve formation of the Australian Army headquartered at Keswick Barracks in Keswick, South Australia, with elements located in Tasmania, New South Wales and South Australia.

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Redirects here:

2/17 RNSWR, 2nd/17th Battalion.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2nd/17th_Battalion,_Royal_New_South_Wales_Regiment

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