The Battle of the Somme - The 12 Battles of the Somme (1 July - 18 November, 1916) - CWGC

More Australians were killed around Pozières than in any other portion of the Western Front. In just over six weeks fighting Australian forces (1st Australian Division, 2nd Australian Division and 4th Australian Division) had initiated 19 separate attacks and in the process lost 23,000 men (killed, wounded or missing).

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