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The 3rd Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army. [1]

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An armistice is a formal agreement of warring parties to stop fighting.

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The Atherton Tableland is a fertile plateau which is part of the Great Dividing Range in Queensland, Australia.

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The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, in the United States Territory of Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941.

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The Australian Army is Australia's military land force.

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

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The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.

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The Australian War Memorial is Australia's national memorial to the members of its armed forces and supporting organisations who have died or participated in wars involving the Commonwealth of Australia.

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A battalion is a military unit.

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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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The Battle of Lone Pine (also known as the Battle of Kanlı Sırt) was fought between Australian and Ottoman Empire forces during the First World War between 6 and 10 August 1915.

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

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The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom.

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Canberra is the capital city of Australia.

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Conscription in Australia, or mandatory military service also known as national service, has a controversial history dating back to the first years of nationhood.

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The Defence (Citizen Military Forces) Act (1943) was federal Australian law passed on 26 January 1943 which extended the area in which the Militia were obliged to serve from Australia and its territories to the South-Western Pacific Zone (SWPZ), a triangle bounded by the equator and the 110th and 159th meridians of longitude, for the duration of the war and up to six months of Australia ceasing to be involved in hostilities.

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The Distinguished Conduct Medal, post-nominal letters DCM, was established in 1854 by Queen Victoria as a decoration for gallantry in the field by other ranks of the British Army.

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The Distinguished Service Order (DSO) is a military decoration of the United Kingdom, and formerly of other parts of the Commonwealth of Nations and British Empire, awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat.

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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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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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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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Gona is a coastal village in Oro Province, Papua New Guinea.

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Goulburn is a regional city in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia approximately south-west of Sydney, Australia, and north-east of Canberra.

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The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the 1930s.

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

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Ingleburn is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 44 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of City of Campbelltown.

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James Henry "Jim" Scullin (18 September 1876 – 28 January 1953) was an Australian Labor Party politician and the ninth Prime Minister of Australia.

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John Patrick Hamilton VC (24 January 1896 – 27 February 1961) 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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Kokoda is a station town in the Oro Province of Papua New Guinea.

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The Kokoda Trail or Track is a single-file foot thoroughfare that runs overland – in a straight line – through the Owen Stanley Range in Papua New Guinea.

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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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Maitland is a city in the Lower Hunter Valley of New South Wales, Australia and the seat of Maitland City Council, situated on the Hunter River approximately by road north of Sydney and north-west of Newcastle.

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The Malayan Campaign was fought by Allied and Axis forces in Malaya, from 8 December 1941 – 31 January 1942 during the Second World War.

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A medal bar or medal clasp is a thin metal bar attached to the ribbon of a military decoration, civil decoration, or other medal.

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A member of the armed forces mentioned in dispatches (or despatches, MiD) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a superior officer and sent to the high command, in which is described his or her gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy.

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The Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) is a silver medal for distinguished service, or for gallantry, principally by non-commissioned officers of all of the British armed forces and of Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service.

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The Military Cross (MC) is the third-level military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) other ranks of the British Armed Forces; and formerly also to officers of other Commonwealth countries.

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

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Australia entered World War II shortly after the invasion of Poland, declaring war on Germany on 3 September 1939.

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The Military Medal (MM) was (until 1993) a military decoration awarded to personnel of the British Army and other services, and formerly also to personnel of other Commonwealth countries, below commissioned rank, for bravery in battle on land.

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A militia generally is an army or other fighting force that is composed of non-professional fighters; citizens of a nation or subjects of a state or government that can be called upon to enter a combat situation, as opposed to a professional force of regular, full-time military personnel, or historically, members of the fighting nobility class (e.g., knights or samurai).

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

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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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Operation Michael was a First World War German military operation that began the Spring Offensive on 21 March 1918.

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The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George is a British order of chivalry founded on 28 April 1818 by George, Prince Regent, later King George IV, while he was acting as Prince Regent for his father, King George III.

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

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(Tok Pisin: Pot Mosbi), also referred to as Moresby and Pom Town, is the capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea (PNG).

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Randwick is a suburb in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

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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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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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Somme is a department of France, located in the north of the country and named after the Somme river.

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

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The 14th Brigade was an infantry brigade of the Australian Army.

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

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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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The 2/14th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army, which served during World War II.

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The 2/16th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army, serving during World War II.

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The 2/22nd Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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The 2/3rd Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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The 2/6th Commando Squadron was one of 12 independent companies or commando squadrons raised by the Australian Army during the Second World War.

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The 21st Brigade was a brigade-sized infantry unit of the Australian Army.

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The 30th Brigade was a brigade-sized infantry unit of the Australian Army.

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The 36th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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

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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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The 53rd Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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The 55th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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The 6th Division was a unit of the Australian Army.

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Redirects here:

3rd Battalion, Royal New South Wales Regiment, Australian 3rd Battalion, Werriwa Regiment.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Battalion_(Australia)

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