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Aitkenvale is a suburb of the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.
Major General Sir Alan Hollick Ramsay CB, CBE, DSO, ED (12 March 1895 – 19 September 1973) was a soldier in the Australian Army, who served in the First World War and was a general during the Second World War.
Amiens is a city and commune in northern France, north of Paris and south-west of Lille.
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Armentières (Armentiers) is a commune in the Nord department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northern France.
Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.
Ashgrove is an inner suburb in the City of Brisbane in Queensland, 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.
The Australian Army is Australia's military land force.
The Australian Army Reserve is a collective name given to the reserve units of the Australian Army.
The Australian Corps was a World War I army corps that contained all five Australian infantry divisions serving on the Western Front.
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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A battalion is a military unit.
The Battle of Amiens, also known as the Third Battle of Picardy (3ème Bataille de Picardie), which began on 8 August 1918, was the opening phase of the Allied offensive later known as the Hundred Days Offensive that ultimately led to the end of the First World War.
The Battle of Arras (also known as the Second Battle of Arras) was a British offensive during the First World War.
The Battle of Fromelles (was a British military operation on the Western Front during World War I, subsidiary to the Battle of the Somme.
The Battle of Mont Saint-Quentin was a battle on the Western Front during World War I. As part of the Allied counteroffensives on the Western Front in the late summer of 1918, the Australian Corps crossed the Somme River on the night of August 31, and broke the German lines at Mont Saint-Quentin and Péronne.
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.
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.
The Battle of St Quentin Canal was a pivotal battle of World War I that began on 29 September 1918 and involved British, Australian and American forces in the spearhead attack and as a single combined force against the German Siegfried Stellung of the Hindenburg Line.
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.
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.
Belgian Gardens in an inner city suburb in the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.
The Bohle River is a short river north of Townsville in Queensland, Australia.
Brisbane is the capital and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
Cairns, is a major city in Queensland that is Australia's 14th largest city.
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The Canadian Corps was a World War I corps formed from the Canadian Expeditionary Force in September 1915 after the arrival of the 2nd Canadian Division in France.
Castle Hill is both a heritage-listed isolated pink granite monolith standing in the heart of the north Queensland city of Townsville and a suburb of Townsville.
A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.
Field Marshal Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby (23 April 1861 – 14 May 1936) was an English soldier and British Imperial Governor.
Major General Edward James Milford (10 December 1894 – 10 June 1972) was an Australian Army officer who fought in the First and the Second World Wars.
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 was the historical Japanese nation-state that existed from the Meiji Restoration on January 3, 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.
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.
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.
The Fourth Army was a field army that formed part of the British Expeditionary Force during the First World War.
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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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.
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General Henry Seymour Rawlinson, 1st Baron Rawlinson, (20 February 1864 – 28 March 1925), known as Sir Henry Rawlinson, 2nd Baronet between 1895 and 1919, was a British First World War general best known for his roles in the Battle of the Somme of 1916 and the Battle of Amiens in 1918.
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.
Lieutenant General Sir Horace Clement Hugh Robertson, KBE, DSO (29 October 1894 – 28 April 1960) was a senior officer in the Australian Army who served in the First World War, the Second World War and the Korean War.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The II Corps was a corps of the United States Army and the first US formation of any size to see combat in Europe or Africa during World War II.
III Corps was an army corps of the British Army formed in both the First World War and the Second World War.
The infantry is the branch of a military force that fights on foot.
Ingham is a town in the Great Green Way region of North Queensland, Australia.
Major General James Murdoch Archer Durrant CMG, DSO (17 March 1885 – 17 September 1963) was an Australian Army general.
Lieutenant General Sir James Whiteside McCay (21 December 1864 – 1 October 1930) was an Australian general and politician.
The Korean War (in South Korean Hangul: 한국전쟁, Hanja: 韓國戰爭, Hanguk Jeonjaeng, "Korean War"; in North Korean Chosungul: 조국해방전쟁, Joguk Haebang Jeonjaeng, "Fatherland Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North and South Korea, in which a United Nations force led by the United States of America fought for the South, and China fought for the North, which was also assisted by the Soviet Union.
Lieutenant general, lieutenant-general and similar (abbrev Lt Gen, LTG and similar) is a military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries.
Louverval is a village in the Doignies commune in the Nord department in northern France.
Major-general (or major general) is a military rank used in many countries.
Mareeba is a town on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, Australia.
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Marist College Ashgrove is a Roman Catholic day and boarding school for boys, located in Ashgrove, a northern suburb of Brisbane, Australia.
In Australia, the outbreak of World War I was greeted with considerable enthusiasm.
Mount Fox is a 560,000-year-old cinder cone located 50 km west of Ingham, Queensland, Australia.
Mount Louisa is a semi-rural residential suburb located on the north and ocean side of Townsville city.
The New Britain Campaign was a World War II campaign by the Allies, between December 1943 and the end of the war in August 1945, to contain Japanese forces concentrated in Rabaul, the capital of New Britain, the major Japanese base for the New Guinea and Solomons campaigns.
New Guinea (Papua or, historically, Irian) is a large Island in the South West Pacific region.
The New Guinea campaign of the Pacific War lasted from January 1942 until the end of the war in August 1945.
New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
No man's land is land that is unoccupied or is under dispute between parties who leave it unoccupied due to fear or uncertainty.
North Queensland or the Northern Region is the northern part of the state of Queensland in Australia that lies just south of Far North Queensland.
The Ottoman Empire (دَوْلَتِ عَلِيّهٔ عُثمَانِیّه Devlet-i Aliyye-i Osmâniyye, Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti) which is also known as the Turkish Empire or Turkey, was an empire founded in 1299 by Oghuz Turks under Osman I in northwestern Anatolia.
Paluma Range is a national park located between Ingham and Townsville, in north Queensland, Australia.
Péronne is a commune of the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.
Peaceful penetration was an Australian infantry tactic used during the First World War (though it was also used by the New Zealanders), which was a cross between trench raiding and patrolling.
Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most-populous state in Australia.
General Sir Richard Cyril Byrne Haking (24 January 1862 – 9 June 1945) was a British general who commanded XI Corps in the First World War.
The Somme is a river in Picardy, northern France.
Rollingstone is a semi-rural/residential suburb approximately north of Townsville, Queensland, Australia, and south of Ingham, Queensland.
Salamaua was a small town situated on the north-eastern coastline of Papua New Guinea part of Morobe province.
The Salamaua–Lae campaign was a series of actions in the New Guinea campaign of World War II.
A salient is a battlefield feature that projects into enemy territory.
A scorched earth policy is a military strategy that involves destroying anything that might be useful to the enemy while advancing through or withdrawing from an area.
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.
General Sir Charles Carmichael Monro, 1st Baronet, GCB, GCSI, GCMG, (15 June 1860 – 7 December 1929) was a British Army general officer during the First World War and Commander-in-Chief, India for the latter part of the conflict.
South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.
The Suez Canal (قناة السويس) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea.
Lieutenant General Sir Joseph John Talbot Hobbs KCB, KCMG, VD (24 August 1864 – 21 April 1938) was an Australian architect and First World War general.
A tank is a large type of armoured fighting vehicle with tracks, designed for front-line combat.
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The Third Army was a part of the British Army during World War I.
Townsville is a city on the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in the south-east of Australia.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
Villers-Bretonneux is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.
Western Australia (abbreviated as WA) is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia.
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.
The Woodstock Hill Historic District is a historic district encompassing the historic village center of Woodstock, Connecticut.
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.
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.
The X Corps was a corps-size formation of the British Army that served in the First World War on the Western Front and was later re-formed in 1942 in the Second World War during the North African Campaign, later serving in the Italian Campaign where it came under command of both the U.S. Fifth Army and the British Eighth Army.
XI Corps was a corps of the British Army in World War I that served on the Western Front and in Italy.
The 11th Brigade is an Australian Army brigade which currently comprises most Australian Army Reserve units located in Queensland.
The 14th Brigade was an infantry brigade of the Australian Army.
The 15th Brigade was an infantry brigade of the Australian Army.
1st Brigade is a combined arms formation of the Australian Army.
The 1st Division is the main formation of the Australian Army and contains the majority of the Army's regular forces.
The 29th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 2nd Brigade was a brigade-sized infantry unit of the Australian Army.
The 2nd Division commands all the reserve brigades in Australia.
The 30th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 31st Battalion, Royal Queensland Regiment (31 RQR) was a Reserve infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 32nd Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The Australian 4th Division was formed in the First World War during the expansion of the Australian Imperial Force infantry brigades in February 1916.
The 53rd Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 54th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 55th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 56th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 57th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 58th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 59th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 5th Division was an infantry division of the Australian Army which served during the First and Second World Wars.
The 60th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army.
The 61st (2nd South Midland) Division was an infantry division of the British Army raised in 1915 during the Great War as a second-line reserve for the first-line battalions of the 48th (South Midland) Division.
8th Brigade is an Australian Army Reserve infantry formation with supporting arms under command.