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The 2nd Armoured Division's formation sign

The Australian 2nd Armoured Division was an Australian Army division of World War II. The Division was established in February 1942 by redesignating and reorganising the 2nd Motor Division (which was previously the 2nd Cavalry Division). As an armoured division the division was equipped with M3 Grant medium tanks and M3 Stuart light tanks. The 2nd Armoured Division was disbanded in Queensland in February 1943, though the headquarters of its 6th Armoured Brigade was retained and redesignated headquarters 4th Armoured Brigade.