27th Brigade (Australia)

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27th Brigade
Active 1940–1945
Country Australia Australia
Branch Australian Army Emblem.JPG Australian Army
Type Infantry
Part of 9th Division (1940–1941)
8th Division (1941–1942)
Engagements

World War II

Commanders
Notable
commanders
Duncan Maxwell

The 27th Brigade was a brigade-sized infantry unit of the Australian Army. The brigade was the last Second Australian Imperial Force infantry brigade raised for service during the World War II. Originally formed on 13 November 1940 as part of the 9th Division it was transferred to the 8th Division.[1]

The brigade participated in the defence of British Malaya with its headquarters at Kluang.

Units of 27th Brigade[edit]

Commander[edit]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "8 Infantry Division units". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-12-15. 

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