100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST BATTLE OF BULLECOURT, FRANCE – 11th April 1917

In memory of Alfred Ernest GREEN (Deans Marsh), Charles Leslie ANDERSON (Ceres) and Sydney Gordon CHALLIS (Connewarre) who died this day.

 

More than 3,000 Australians were killed, wounded or missing during this battle.
Approximately 1,200 Australian Prisoners were captured on the fateful day. Many died of wounds later, or died in POW Camps, factories, mines or forced labour between the front and Germany.

 

See details: http://www.ww1westernfront.gov.au/bu…/what-happened-here.php
https://www.awm.gov.au/…/…/04/03/the-battles-for-bullecourt/

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