11th Brigade (Australia)

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11th Brigade
11 Brigade Insignia
Active 1916–present
Country Australia Australia
Branch Australian Army
Size approx 2250
Part of 2nd Division
Headquarters Townsville

The Australian 11th Brigade is an Australian Army brigade which currently comprises most Australian Army Reserve units located in Queensland. The Brigade was first formed in early 1916 as part of the 3rd Division and saw action during World War I and World War II.

Brigade Structure[edit]

Currently 11 Brigade is a Army Reserve formation under command of the 2nd Division. Its deployable force element, trained during the Ready year, is known as Battlegroup CANNAN. This is named after Major General James Harold Cannan, the 11th Brigade commander during WW1. The Brigade Structure is given below

  • Headquarters 11th Brigade (HQ 11 Bde)
  • 9th Royal Queensland Regiment (9 RQR)
  • 25/49th Royal Queensland Regiment (25/49 RQR)
  • 31/42nd Royal Queensland Regiment (31/42 RQR)
  • 11th Engineer Regiment (11 ER)
  • Queensland University Regiment (QUR)
  • 11th Combat Services Support Battalion (11 CSSB)
  • 141 Signals Squadron (141 Sig Sqn)

Brigade Locations[edit]

Headquarters 11th Brigade

  • Townsville and Enoggera

9th Royal Queensland Regiment

  • Bundaberg, Maryborough, Gympie, Yandina, Caboolture, Enoggera

25/49th Royal Queensland Regiment

  • Wondai, Dalby, Roma, Toowoomba, Gatton, Warwick, Stanthorpe, Southport, Greenbank, Loganlea

31/42nd Royal Queensland Regiment

  • Cairns, Townsville, Ayr, Bowen, Mackay, Rockhampton, Gladstone, Biloela

11th Engineer Regiment

  • Enoggera, Greenbank, Townsville, Rockhampton

Queensland University Regiment

  • St Lucia (Brisbane), Townsville, Enoggera

11th Combat Services Support Battalion

  • Townsville

141 Signals Squadron

  • Townsville and Enoggera


References[edit]

  • WO2 McBean, Graham (2007-07-12). "Historic transfer". Army. The Soldiers' Newspaper. Retrieved 2008-03-16.