About This Unit
The 55th was the third of four Battalions of the 14th Brigade all drawn largely from NSW, that were to become part of the 5th Division, raised in Egypt for the Western Front. The 55th was the 'pup' Battalion of the 1st Battalion. Its colour patch comprised a vertically aligned rectangle signifying the 5th Division. The green bar on the right signified the 14th Brigade and the brown bar on the left the third of the four battalions in the brigade.
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