2nd Infantry Battalion (NSW) 1st Brigade, 1st Division, AIF

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About This Unit

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The 2nd Battalion was raised as part of the 1st Brigade in the 1st Division.  Its colour patch tells its connection - the rectangle signifies the First Division.  The green lower portion indicates the first brigade in the Division and the purple upper the second battalion.  An 'A' was added after ANZAC to indicate formations and units that served there.

The 2nd Battalion was rasied at Liverpool SW of Sydney in August1914.  Its men were drawn from northern NSW - "the Northern Rivers", including and north of the Hunter River. 


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