NSW Military Forces badge

Historical note: 

NSW was the first colony to raise permanent forces of paid infantry and artillery.

Category: 
Uniforms
Themes: 
Colonial
Conflict: 
Pre-First World War
Location: 
NSW
Production Date: 
c. 1881-1901

On this day

On this day
24 April

1918 — Second Battle of VILLERS-BRETONNEUX began. Australian and British troops fought to regain the town that had been captured just three weeks earlier. There were 1469 Australian casualties, many due to mustard gas

1918 — LT C. SADLIER won a Victoria Cross for his inspirational gallantry during the battle at Villers-Bretonneux