Battle of Polygon Wood

26th September 2017

Today marks the Centenary of the Battle of Polygon Wood in Belgium. It was part of the third Battle of Ypres and took place in appalling wet muddy conditions. Australian casualties numbered 5770 men.

Whilst the number of Inverell District men who fought in this Battle is unknown, the following are known to have been killed between 26 September and 3 October 1917. There would also have been many unknown casualties amongst the Inverell district men serving in the area at this time.

We remember those from our district who died:- (Click on a name to see his story)


Lest we Forget

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