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Friday 24, November 1943

Sergeant T.C. Derrick DCM, 2/48th Battalion, is awarded the Victoria Cross at Sattelberg, New Guinea.

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On 7 August 1915, fighting as infantry, the 10th and 8th Light Horse Regiments attacked the Turkish forces at the Nek, Gallipoli. Three waves went forward, and altogether 375 of the 600 men became casualties, a figure which included 234 dead.

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