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AIF Sails for Egypt

1 NOV 1914: World War I and the First AIF sails. The first Australian and New Zealand contingent sails from Albany, Western Australia, bound for Egypt. Only one in three of those who sailed in the first convoy would return physically unscathed at the end of the First World War. "The arrival of the Australian Warships at Albany signalises the veritable gathering of an Australian Armada. Never in the history of the Southern Seas has such a fleet mobilised together...

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