RESIDENCES & BUILDING COMMANDEERED
BY THE MILITARY IN TOOWOOMBA, QLD DURING WW2

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visits since 10 June 2002

Ascot House
Accommodation US Army Officers
Church of England Boy's School, Toowoomba
Used as HQ, 1st Australian Army
Clifford House
Accommodation for General Lavarack and General Bridgeford and staff
Downlands College, Toowoomba
Medical Section of 117th General Hospital

Fernside, East Street
Used by AWAS

Fairholme College
partly occupied by military
Glennie Anglican Girls' School
No. 1 Orthopaedic Hospital, 117th AGH
Smithfield Homestead
Used by RAAF Officers
Toowoomba Showgrounds
Vacy House Queens Park Camp Newton Park
US Navy EM Rest Camp
Laurel Bank Park
US NAVY EM Rest Camp
Gabbinbar Homestead
 2/1st Corps Field Survey Company
 

 

Other Camps etc

3 VAOC Control Post Toowoomba 7 Inland Aircraft Fuel Depot Toowoomba
7 IAFD RAAF
3 Australian Advance Ordnance Depot Harristown
No. 1 Sub Depot, Group II
4 Australian Base Supply Depot (4 BSD) Toowoomba (possibly Carbalah) 7 Stores Depot RAAF Toowoomba (7 SD) 7 Australian Advanced Workshop Toowoomba (were they at Harristown?)
8 MD Training Depot? Is this Highfields? 25 ASD? (Air Supply Depot?) AEME Workshops Harristown
Armament Shop Toowoomba Cabarlah Training Camp Cabarlah Staff School
Drayton - RAAF WT station Engineer Intelligence Section at Highfields Highfields landing Ground
Land Headquarters Gas School, Cabarlah Gas School Toowoomba, Land Headquarters Gas Wing, First Army School of Engineers
Harristown AEME Camp Harristown Ordnance Depot Harristown Ordnance Camp
Harristown AEME and Ordnance Installations
(see 3 Australian Advance Ordnance Depot)
Highfields Military Training School Toowoomba Drill Ground
Toowoomba Drill Hall Toowoomba Inland Aircraft Fuel Depot US Army? Tulana Bulk Storage Tank?

 

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