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8 Australian Infantry Division


From To Nation Subordinate
04-Jul-1940 15-Feb-1942 Australian 22 Australian Infantry Brigade
04-Jul-1940 02-Feb-1941 ? Australian 23 Australian Infantry Brigade
04-Jul-1940 24-Dec-1940 ? Australian 24 Australian Infantry Brigade It is unsure when 24 Brigade formally left 8 Division. HQ 9 Division was formed at Julis in Palestine on 24 December 1940 so I have used that as a date.
13-Nov-1940 15-Feb-1941 ? Australian 27 Australian Infantry Brigade
15-Aug-1941 10-Feb-1942 Australian 27 Australian Infantry Brigade
10-Jan-1942 ? 22-Jan-1942 ? Indian 45 Indian Infantry Brigade
08-Feb-1942 ? 15-Feb-1942 ? Indian 44 Indian Infantry Brigade
11-Feb-1942 15-Feb-1942 Australian 27 Australian Infantry Brigade
15-Feb-1942 ? 15-Feb-1942 ? Indian 12 Indian Infantry Brigade


From To Nation Subordinate
15-Jul-1940 ? 15-Jan-1941 ? Australian 2/8 Australian Divisional Cavalry Regiment
17-Oct-1940 02-Feb-1941 Australian 2/14 Field Regiment RAA
15-Nov-1940 ? 15-Feb-1941 ? Australian 2/4 Machine Gun Battalion
24-Jan-1942 11-Feb-1942 Australian 2/4 Machine Gun Battalion
15-Feb-1942 ? 15-Feb-1942 ? British 18 Reconnaissance Regiment RAC


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Locations Locations where the Unit served
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Order of Battle Order of Battle for this Unit
Subordinates Units subordinated to or attached to the Unit
Superiors Units to which this Unit was subordinated or attached
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