8th Infantry Battalion (Vic) 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, AIF

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About This Unit

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The 8th Battalion raised at Broadmeadows Camp north of Melbourne was the last of the four battalions raised 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 white upper the fourth battalion in the Brigade. An 'A' was added after ANZAC to indicate formations and units that served there.


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