Portal:Military of Australia/Units/April 25

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The Australian 4th Battalion, which formed part of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, landing at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915

The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps was a First World War army corps of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force that was formed in Egypt in 1915 and operated during the Battle of Gallipoli. The main elements of the Corps were the Australian 1st Division and the New Zealand and Australian Division. The corps was disbanded in 1916 following the evacuation of Gallipoli. The Corps is best remembered today as the source of the acronym ANZAC which has since become a term, "Anzac", for a person from Australia or New Zealand.