26th Brigade (Australia)

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26th Brigade Headquarters landing on Tarakan Island from a LST in May 1945.

The Australian 26th Brigade was an Australian Army infantry brigade of World War II. The 26th Brigade was raised in 1940 and formed part of the 9th Division throughout the war. The 26th Brigade saw action in North Africa, New Guinea and Tarakan Island. The 26th Brigade was disbanded in Brisbane in January 1946.

The 26th Brigade typically consisted of:


  1. ^ Johnston 2002, p. xii.
  2. ^ "26 Australian Infantry Brigade". Orders of Battle.com. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 


  • Johnston, Mark (2002). That Magnificent 9th: An illustrated history of the 9th Australian Division 1940–46. Crows Nest, New South Wales: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-74114-643-7.