OPERATIONAL LINE DIAGRAM
SIGS 5 AUST DIV
APPENDIX TO TOWNSVILLE DEFENCE SCHEME

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DIAGRAM 1

ACH Control Room -------
3 FS ----------------------------
3 FS Air Raid Warning --
NOIC  --------------------------
     OPS ROOM            |
      5 AUST DIV           |
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ADC----GOC
GI
GII
GIII
2 Aust Cav. Regt
29 Aust Inf Bde
17 Aust Fd Regt
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SIG OFFICE
SWITCHBOARD

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USA Sigs

 

 

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HQ
RAA 
IO

--- CRA
--- BM
--- 5 Aust Fd Regt
--- 101 Aust A Tk Regt -
     15 Svy Bty

--- SC
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HQ L of C
Castle Hill
Kissing Point
Mt. Marlow
VAOC
ARP
4QH
4TO
PMG Test Room
CRE
CO Sigs
AA & QMG
FD Security
Capt. Billington
CAASC
ALO Air HQ
   

 

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SIG OFFICE

--- Sigmr
--- Phonograms
--- Infm
--- Trunks
--- Fullarphone

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MONFORCE  --------------------

CHUNDAFORCE ------------

 Army     L of C
              Area
              11 Aust
              Inf Bde
              (Fullarphone)

 

First Aust Army
 

ADM   ______________
Board  ______________
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1930 & 1931

T'ville Ex

 

ABBREVIATIONS

3 FS = 3 Fighter Sector HQ CRE = ?
4QH = Radio station in Townsville FD Security = ?
4TO = Radio Station in Townsville GI = ?
ACH = Area Combined HQ GII = ?
ADC = ? GIII = ?
ADM = ? Infm = ?
ALO Air HQ = Air Liaison Officer? Air HQ NOIC = Naval Officer in Charge
ARP = Air Raid Precautions QMG = Quartermaster General
BM = ? SC = ?
CAASC =  Sigmr = ?
CRA = ? VAOC = Volunteer Air Observers Corps

 

Was this Sig Office Switchboard, Operations Room etc
originally at the Stuart State School in what was
known as the "Shadow Exchange"?

 

Did it then move to the bunker at Roseneath?

 

Can anyone help me with more information?

 

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