24th Brigade (Australia)
|Part of||8th Division (1940)
9th Division (1940–46)
The 24th Brigade was a brigade-sized infantry unit of the Australian Army. Formed on 1 July 1940 as part of the Second Australian Imperial Force, the unit was raised for service during World War II. Originally formed as part of the 8th Australian Division the brigade was subsequently transferred to the newly created 9th Australian Division in December. The brigade served during the Western Desert Campaign, the landing at Lae, the Huon Peninsula campaign and the Labuan landings. It was disbanded in 1946.
The brigade was formed in July 1940 as part of the 8th Division for service in Egypt.
- 2/25th Battalion to 25th Brigade
- 2/28th Battalion
- 2/43rd Battalion
- 2/32nd Battalion from 25th Brigade
|01-Jul-1940||04-Mar-1941||Brigadier Eric Plant|
|13-Mar-1941||04-Nov-1942||Brigadier AHL Godfrey|
|01-Nov-1942||10-Nov-1943||Brigadier Bernard Evans|
|10-Nov-1943||31-Mar-1945||Brigadier Selwyn Porter|
- "24 Australian Infantry Brigade: Unit Subordinates". Orders of Battle.com. Retrieved 7 January 2010.
- "24 Australian Infantry Brigade: Command Appointments". Orders of Battle.com. Retrieved 7 January 2010.
- Brigadier Sir Bernard Evans D.S.O., E.D., C.A.V., monumentaustralia.org.au
- Unit Definition, www.ordersofbattle.com