22nd Battalion

22nd-battalionThe background, description of the combat, and the outcome of the battles and theatres of operation where the 22nd Battalion found itself engaged during the First World War, starting with Gallipoli in 1915 and ending with the last battle by the AIF in France in October 1918 are discussed here. As well as taking information from the unit diaries and official histories, the accounts of the battles include specific actions as recorded in the citations for gallantry.

Click on the links to take you to the following sections:-


Bois Grenier 

Somme 1916: Pozieres & Mouquet Farm

Somme 1916: Flers



3rd Ypres (Broodseinde)

Winter 1917/1918

German Spring Offensive

Morlancourt (Ville-sur-Ancre)

100 Days Offensive (Beaurevoir & the Hindenburg Line)


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