About This Unit
The 5th Battalion was raised at Broadmeadows Camp north of Melbourne as the first battalion in the second Brigade of the 1st Division; as depicted by its colour patch. The rectangle signifies the First Division. The red lower portion indicates the second brigade in the Division and the black upper the first battalion. An 'A' was added after ANZAC to indicate formations and units that served there.
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