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First Australian Army

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The HQ of the First Australian Army of World War II was formed at Toowoomba on 15 April 1942 from the former HQ 1 Aust CORPS (AIF). [1]

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Atherton Tableland

The Atherton Tableland is a fertile plateau which is part of the Great Dividing Range in Queensland, Australia.

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Australian Army

The Australian Army is Australia's military land force.

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Horace Robertson

Lieutenant General Sir Horace Clement Hugh Robertson, (29 October 1894 – 28 April 1960) was a senior officer in the Australian Army who served in the First World War, the Second World War and the Korean War.

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I Corps (Australia)

I Corps of the Australian Army was its main frontline corps during World War II.

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II Corps (Australia)

The Australian II Corps was an Australian Army corps.

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John Lavarack

Lieutenant General Sir John Dudley Lavarack, (19 December 1885 – 4 December 1957) was an Australian soldier who was Governor of Queensland from 1 October 1946 to 4 December 1957, the first Australian-born governor of that state.

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Lae

Lae is the capital of Morobe Province and is the second-largest city in Papua New Guinea.

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Murgon

Murgon is a town and locality in the South Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia.

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New Guinea

New Guinea (Nugini or, more commonly known, Papua, historically, Irian) is a large island off the continent of Australia.

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New Guinea Force

New Guinea Force was a military command unit for Australian and native troops from the Territories of Papua and New Guinea serving in the New Guinea campaign during World War II.

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Surrender of Japan

The surrender of Imperial Japan was announced on August 15 and formally signed on September 2, 1945, bringing the hostilities of World War II to a close.

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Thursday Island

Thursday Island, colloquially known as TI, or in the native language, Waiben, is an island of the Torres Strait Islands archipelago located approximately north of Cape York Peninsula in the Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia.

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Toowoomba

Toowoomba (nicknamed 'The Garden City') is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland.

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Torres Strait Force

Torres Strait Force was a military command unit of the Australian Army during the Second World War.

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Unit Colour Patch

Unit Colour Patches (or simply known as Colour Patches) are currently worn on the slouch hat in the Australian Army to identify the wearer's unit.

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Vernon Sturdee

Lieutenant General Sir Vernon Ashton Hobart Sturdee, (16 April 1890 – 25 May 1966) was an Australian Army commander who served two terms as Chief of the General Staff.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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11th Brigade (Australia)

The 11th Brigade is an Australian Army brigade which currently comprises most Australian Army Reserve units located in Queensland.

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2nd Military District (Australia)

The 2nd Military District was an administrative district of the Australian Army that covered most of New South Wales, with its headquarters in Sydney.

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4th Division (Australia)

The Australian 4th Division was formed in the First World War during the expansion of the Australian Imperial Force infantry brigades in February 1916.

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Redirects here:

Australian 1st Army, Australian First Army, First Army (Australia), First Aust Army.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Australian_Army

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