23rd Infantry Battalion AIF, (VIC) 6th Brigade, 2nd Division

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About This Unit

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The 23rd Battalion was raised at Broadmeadows north of Melbourne, in early 1915, to form the third Battalion of the 6th Brigade in the 2nd Division. Its colour patch denotes its lineage.  The diamond shape signifies the 2nd Division.  The red lower segment indicates that it is the second brigade of three in the Division and the bown upper segment indicates that the unit is the third battalion in the brigade.  The 'A' signifies service at ANZAC.

Its soldiers were drawn from Victoria.

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