In the early morning of November 5th, 1916, in the pouring rain and thick mud, various Australian battalions attacked the Germans along the front line in two main locations - a 'triangle' near Gueudecourt (1st & 3rd Battalions) and 'the Maze' (25th, 26th, 27th and 28th Battalions with support from the 24th Battalion). These two attacks occurred at different times.
 
There were other attacks being undertaken at the same time by the British and French armies (the British to the left of 'the Maze' and the French to the right of Gueudecourt).

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My research began due to trying to find out about my Great-Grandfather's WW1 service.

It expanded to include the other men killed alongside him and led to me creating this website to try and reach the other families.

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My aim for this website has now slightly changed again - I hope anyone looking for their WW1 soldier(s) involved with the attacks near Gueudecourt on November 5th 1916, find this site helpful.

Due to this I would love for this site to become a repository of all the information, image, family stories and research undertaken by anyone.

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One of the other main purposes for this website is to create an online memorial for each of the soldiers killed on or due to the attacks on November 5th, 1916.

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