On April 24, 1918 as the Germans captured the town that had been the centre of fighting just three weeks previously, Australian and British troops drove them out in a daring night attack at a cost of 1,469 casualties.

Many brave ANZACs lost their lives defending our country during the events of Villers-Bretonneux, however through their brave sacrifices led to a major victory for Australian and British forces on the Western Front and more importantly a halt to German advances.