23rd Battalion, Australian Imperial Force (AIF)

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23rd Battalion, Australian Imperial Force (AIF)
Years active:
Country: Australia
Service: Australian Army
Branch: Australian Imperial Force
Type: Infantry
Specific type: Infantry battalion
Full size: 1,000
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Alternate names: 23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: 6th Infantry Brigade, Australian Imperial Force (AIF)
Parent level: Brigade
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Personal narratives

John and Robert Raws

Australian War Memorial: 2DRL/0481 is a photostat of letters from Lieutenant Robert Goldthorpe Raws and his brother 2nd Lieutenant John Alexander Raws. The catalogue description states that both served in this battalion. The letters cover 1915-1916, including Gallipoli and the battle of the Somme.

Gunner Eric Burgess

Lieutenant Irving Russell Flett

Related media

Official sources

Unit war diaries

  • Australian War Memorial: AWM4 Subclass 23/40 (unknown date–unknown date) (images free for non-commercial use)

Unit histories

Other official documents

Other sources