5TH MILITARY DISTRICT
OF THE  AUSTRALIAN ARMY
IN AUSTRALIA  IN 1939

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In September 1939, the 5th Military District of the Australian Army covered all of Western Australia. The headquarters for the 5th Military District was located in Perth.

 

5th Military District: HQ Perth, Western Australia

Base Units

3rd Heavy Brigade, RAA (PF): Fremantle
     6th Heavy Battery, RAA (PF): Fremantle
    106th Heavy Battery, RAA (M): Fremantle

5th Fortress Company, RAE (PF): Fremantle

7th Heavy Brigade, RAA: Fremantle
    23rd Heavy Battery, RAA (PF): Fremantle
    123rd Heavy Battery, RAA (M): Fremantle
    24th Heavy Battery, RAA (PF): Albany
    124th Heavy Battery, RAA (M): Albany
    25th Heavy Battery, RAA (PF): Fremantle
    125th Heavy Battery, RAA (M): Fremantle

5th Anti-Aircraft Battery and Cadre: Fremantle

District Troops:

10th Light Horse Regiment (The Western Australian Mounted Infantry): Victoria Park

25th Light Horse (M.G.) Regiment: Perth

3rd Field Brigade, RAA (7th, 8th, 103rd Batteries): Karrakatta

13th Field Company, RAE: Guildford

13th Infantry Brigade: HQ Perth
     11th Battalion (The City of Perth Regiment): Perth
     16th Battalion (The Cameron Highlanders of Western Australia): Perth
     28th Battalion (The Swan Regiment): East Perth
     44th Battalion (The West Australian Rifles): Claremont

 

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