Muzzle Blast: 2/2 Australian Machine Gun Battalion: Bill Oakes

Muzzle Blast - 2-2 Australian Machine Gun Battalion, AIF

AU$65.00 (Australia)

  • Pages: 301
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Edition: 2002 reprint
  • ISBN: 9780959483208
  • Author: Bill Oakes
  • War: WW2
  • Unit: 2/2 MGB

Formed in 1940 (part of the 9th Division); the 2/2 Machine Gun Battalion (part of the Australian Army) was made up of both NSW and QLD members. Basic training was done in both Cowra and Redbank before all unit members from both locations came together in the late 1940s in Pyrmont (NSW). In 1942 the 2/2 MGB sailed to the Middle. One of four MGBs formed in WW2.

  • Disbanded: 1946
  • Battle Honours Included: El Alamein, Labuan, Borneo….