3rd Battalion War Diary April 1916
ROUGE DE BOUT
Nothing unusual occurred. Work carried on deepening constructing tranches on flanks of billets and also improving posts. Indoor instruction was carried out. 2/Lieut C.L.L. BURRETT from school of instruction. To Hospital – NIL, From Hospital – 2 o/r (Other Ranks).

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1st Infantry Brigade War Diary April 1916
Anniversary of ANZAC landing. Extra comforts provided from Reg’t funds. Trench mortars active. No casualties. Leave approved. All ranks may go from Bde ____ for period of 8 days leave.

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1st Australian Division, Administrative Staff, Headquarters War Diary April 1916
On the anniversary of the Landing at Gallipoli the troops obtained an extra issue of comforts.

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1st Australian Division, General Staff, Headquarters War Diary April 1916
SAILLY
ANZAC DAY. Anniversary of the landing at Anzac Gallipoli. Units were given extra food.

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3rd Battalion War Diary April 1917
VELU WOOD / RIENCOURT
Marched out at 0900 to REINCOURT  and went into camp. Men rested remainder of day. Casualties NIL. 27 Officers, 899 o/Ranks.

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1st Infantry Brigade War Diary April 1917
GOC handed over at 0500 to GOC’s 32nd and 33rd Brigades and moved to new headquarters. 1st Bn moved to N24 central. 3rd Bn to N11 central. 4th to BAPAUME.

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1st Australian Division, Administrative Staff, Headquarters War Diary April 1917
Messages from various units and formations in reply to messages from D.A.D.O.S. in respect of the anniversary of the Landing. See Appx “C”.

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1st Australian Division, General Staff, Headquarters War Diary April 1917
Near BAPAUME H35c
Weather fine but strong wind.

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3rd Battalion War Diary April 1918
BORRE-PRADELLES area
Battalion has HQ _____ ______. Visibility good. HQ details marched to baths and bathed. ______ __ _____ ____ to 24th was carried out by Coy’s. Congratulatory message received and read to Bn from Division wishing all men who landed on Gallipoli on April 25, 1915 best wishes. A working party of 6 Officers and 250 Other Ranks was provided, working in the forward area, wiring and making trenches. Strength 40 Officers and 645 Other Ranks. Fighting strength 31 Officers and 245 Other Ranks. Lt D ROSS went to hospital.

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1st Infantry Brigade War Diary April 1918
Reserve Area of LE PEUDLIER
Drill in morning, rained during the afternoon. Troops were bathed, clean clothing issued. Unit transport moved inside divisional boundaries.

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1st Australian Division, Administrative Staff, Headquarters War Diary April 1918
Anzac Day, 3rd Anniversary of the Landing of the Division on GALLIPOLI. 1st Aust. M.T. Coy. is being moved to FORT ROUGE on the CASSEL-ST. OMER Road in consequence of the continuous shelling of ST. SYLVESTRE CAPPEL.

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1st Australian Division, General Staff, Headquarters War Diary April 1918
This is the Anniversary of the landing on GALLIPOLI in which this Division took part. Warm sunny day, occasional brief showers, Light N.E. wind. The 2nd A.I. Brigade last night advanced its line at one point without opposition, vide. Summary of operaions, appendix, XX. Defence Organisation Services No. B. issued appendix XXXVI. 9.30.p.m. gas projector attack carried out against METEREN vide appendix. V.

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3rd Battalion War Diary April 1919
No war diaries beyond January exist.

 

1st Infantry Brigade War Diary April 1919
ANZAC DAY. Fine Day. 1st Australian Divisional Sports meeting at CHATELET was held. The entries and attendance was good. The civilian race for females over 20 years of age causing much amusement. Everything was free and the prizes were larger than usual. T/Major. Genl., TIVEY (Actg., Corps Commander) presented the prizes at the end of the last event. Programme and Balance Sheet attached.

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1st Australian Division, Administrative Staff, Headquarters War Diary April 1919
Final arrangements made for the concentration of Quota No. 43.

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1st Australian Division, General Staff, Headquarters War Diary April 1919
No war diaries beyond March exist.

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