22nd Brigade (Australia)

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22nd Brigade
Active 1940–1945
Country Australia Australia
Branch Australian Army Emblem.JPG Australian Army
Type Infantry
Part of 8th Division (1940–1942)

World War II

Harold Burfield Taylor
Arthur Leslie Varley

The 22nd Brigade was a brigade-sized infantry unit of the Australian Army. The brigade was raised for service during the World War II on 15 July 1940 as part of the 8th Division.[1]

The brigade participated in the defence of Malaya with its headquarters at MersingEndau and then later fought on Singapore where it was captured after the garrison surrendered in mid-February 1942.[2]



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  1. ^ a b c d "8 Infantry Division units". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-12-15. 
  2. ^ Morgan, Joseph (2013). "A Burning Legacy: The 'Broken' 8th Division". Sabretache (Garran, Australian Capital Territory: Military Historical Society of Australia). Volume LIV (No. 3): 4–14. ISSN 0048-8933. 
  3. ^ "2/10th Field Regiment". Second World War, 1939–1945 units. Australian War Memorial. Retrieved 28 June 2014.