2/2 AUSTRALIAN COMPOSITE
ACK ACK REGIMENT
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WW2
On 13 July 1944, 73 Anti-aircraft Searchlight Company (73 AASL) moved back from New Guinea to Australia to Strathpine in southern Queensland and became part of 2/2 Australian Composite Ack Ack Regiment. The Regiment under the command of Lt. Col Foord, comprised:-
After some leave, the 73rd Ack Ack Searchlights Battery stayed for a short while at Toorbul Point and then moved back to Strathpine. The majority of the 73rd then moved to the jungle training school at Canungra in southern Queensland.
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