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The 3rd Australian Pioneer Bn. 3rd Australian Division, was raised in Victoria March 1916, they departed from Melbourne on the 6th of June 1916 onboard the Wandilla. They saw saw their first major action at the Battle of Messines.



Those who served with The 3rd Australian Pioneer Bn.

at the Battle of Messines.

  • Alexander
  • Frederick Lionel Pte. d.7th Jun 1917
  • Btandt
  • James Joseph Pte. d.7th Jun 1917
  • Wilson
  • Frank Owen Turner Pte. d.7th Jun 1917






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