2/5th Field Regiment (Australia)

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2/5th Field Regiment
Active 1940 – 1946
Country Australia
Branch Australian Military Forces
Type Regiment
Role Artillery
Engagements


The 2/5th Field Regiment was an Australian Army artillery regiment formed on 25 April 1940, as part of the 7th Division in 1940 during World War II. The regiment was part of the North African Campaign, Syria-Lebanon Campaign, Salamaua-Lae campaign, Finisterre Range campaign and the Borneo campaign. The regiment was disbanded on 26 February 1946.

Further reading[edit]

  • O'Brien, John (1950). Guns and Gunners: The Story of the 2/5th Australian Field Regiment in World War II. Sydney: Angus and Robertson.