20th Brigade (Australia)

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The 20th Brigade was a brigade-sized infantry unit of the Australian Army. The brigade was raised for service during the World War II on 7 May 1940 as part of the 7th Division.[1] The brigade was transferred to the 9th Division in 1941. It was disbanded in 1946.

Units of 20th Brigade[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "20 Brigade". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2010-03-15. 
  2. ^ a b c "20 Brigade units". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2010-03-15. 
  3. ^ "2/8th Field Regiment". Second World War, 1939–1945 units. Australian War Memorial. Retrieved 5 July 2014. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Johnston, Mark (2002). That Magnificent 9th: An Illustrated History of the 9th Australian Division 1940–46. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-86508-654-1.