4TH MILITARY DISTRICT
OF THE  AUSTRALIAN ARMY
IN AUSTRALIA IN 1939

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In September 1939, the 4th Military District of the Australian Army covered all of South Australia. The headquarters for the 4th Military District was located in Adelaide.

 

4th Military District: HQ Adelaide, South Australia

Base Units

10th Heavy Battery, RAA (PF): Fort Largs

110th Heavy Battery, RAA (M): Fort Largs

Detachment, RAE (PF): Keswick

20th Heavy Battery, RAA (PF): Fort Largs

120th Heavy Battery, RAA (M): Fort Largs

 

Field Troops

13th Field Brigade, RAA (49th Bty): Adelaide
     50th Field Battery: Prospect
    113th (H) Field Battery: Kilkenny
    48th Field Battery (Attached): Keswick

3rd Troop, 2nd Field Squadron, RAE: Keswick

3rd Field Company, RAE: Keswick

 

6th Cavalry Brigade: HQ Keswick

3rd Light Horse Regiment (The South Australian Mounted Rifles): Mt. Gambier

9th/23rd Light Horse Regiment (Flinders Light Horse/Barossa Light Horse): Clare

18th Light Horse (M.G.) Regiment (The Adelaide Lancers): Unley

 

3rd Infantry Brigade: HQ Keswick

10th Battalion (The Adelaide Rifles): Adelaide

27th Battalion (The South Australian Scottish Regiment): Keswick

43rd Battalion (The Hindmarsh Regiment): Adelaide

48th Battalion (The Torrens Regiment): Adelaide

 

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