The Battle of Fromelles remains the single bloodiest day in terms of soldiers killed, wounded or missing, in Australia's military history. Remains of soldiers were recently discovered in mass graves in northern France and the final soldier will be laid to rest when a new cemetery officially opens on 19th July, 2010 - the 94th anniversary of the battle.
Roger Lee is the author of the Iraq volume of the new Official History of Australian Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Prior to this, he was the Australian Army Historian and Head of the Australian Army History Unit from 1996 to 2016. He holds a PhD from the University of New South Wales (ADFA) and is active in World War One study groups, including being a Vice President of the Western Front Association. The author of several journal articles, The Battle of Menin Road 1917 is his third book.