Ducit Amor Patriae

51st Battalion

Ducit Amor Patriae - Love of country leads me

History of the 51st

The 51st Battalion, Australian Imperial Force was raised at Tel-El-Kabir, Egypt, on 1 March 1916  from half of the 11th Battalion (veterans of the Gallipoli landing) and reinforcements of the 11th and 28th Battalions.
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About us

The Association welcomes all of those who are former members or who had relatives or an interest the Battalion in its many forms. From its current role as a Regional Forces Surveillance Unit, to its earlier forms and organizations; as an Independent Rifle Company and a Citizens Military Forces Battalion in the Royal Queensland Regiment, the post WWII 51 FNQR, 31st/51st Bn AIF and CMF, 51st Battalion CMF and the original 51st Battalion Australian Imperial Force.

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The aim of the Association is to increase a knowledge and understanding of the 51st Battalion, provide fellowship for members, support and maintain a close relationship to the Battalion.