29th Australian Infantry Brigade Print Page
Plaque erected in memory of the men who served with the 29th Australian Infantry Brigade during World War Two.
The 29th Brigade was an infantry brigade of the Australian Army. Raised on 20 December 1941 during World War II as part of the Militia initially tasked with defending Townsville against possible invasion from the Japanese. In March 1942, the brigade's three infantry battalions—the 15th, 42nd and 47th Battalions—began concentrating in Townsville where they formed part of the 5th Division. The 29th Brigade also consisted of 11 Field Company RAE, 7 Field Ambulance AAMC, supporting artillery and other units.
|Address:||Wharf Street, Memorial Walkway, Chris Cunningham Park , Tweed Heads, 2485|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -28.17|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||1941|
|Actual Event End Date:||1945|
IN MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO SERVED WITH
29th AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BRIGADE
15th BN 42nd BN 47th BN
11 FD COY R.A.E. 7FD AMB
NEW GUINEA / BOUGAINVILLE SWPA
1941 – 1945
The difficulty we perform immediately,
The impossible sometimes it takes a little longer