2ND ENGINEER AMPHIBIAN BRIGADE
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WW2

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The 2nd Engineer Amphibian Brigade was redesignated as the 2nd Engineer Special Brigade on 2 July 1943. The units of the 2nd Engineer Amphibian Brigade were as follows:-

Headquarters

Headquarters Company

162nd Ordnance Platoon
redesignated as 162nd Ordnance Maintenance Company

262nd Medical Battalion

287th Signal Company, Amphibian

362nd Quartermaster Battalion
redesignated as 362nd Ordnance Battalion (Quartermaster)
redesignated as 3498th Medium Maintenance Company, (Quartermaster)
Company "A" of the 362nd Quartermaster Battalion was redesignated as the 189th Quartermaster Gasoline Supply Company
Company "C" of the 362nd Quartermaster Battalion was redesignated as the 695th Quartermaster Truck Company

532nd Engineer Shore Regiment
redesignated as 532nd Engineer Amphibian Regiment

The 542nd Engineer Amphibian Regiment
redesignated as 542nd Engineer Boat and Shore Regiment

562nd Engineer Boat Maintenance Company
redesignated 562nd Engineer Boat Maintenance Battalion

592nd Engineer Boat Regiment
redesignated 592nd Engineer Amphibian Regiment

3948th Ordnance Medium Maintenance Company

5204th Amphibian Truck Company

Support Battery

Medical Detachment, 2 ESB

Provisional Lighter Company

2nd Engineer Amphibian Brigade Band
redesignated 416th Army Service Forces Band

REFERENCES

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