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- battle honours : Mubo II (remove)
- commanding officer : Wrigley, Hugh (remove)
- related units : 2nd Australian Imperial Force (remove)
- related places : Salamaua (remove)
UnitPart of the 17th Brigade of the 6th Australian Division, the 2/6th Battalion opened its headquarters at the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds on 25 October 1939. "Nothing over 2/6" was a well-known advertis...
UnitThe 2/5th Battalion formed in Melbourne on 18 October 1939, as part of the 17th Brigade of the 6th Australian Division. The nucleus of the battalion was assembled in ensuing days at the Royal Melbourn...