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5th/6th Battalion, Royal Victoria Regiment

 5th/6th Battalion, Royal Victoria Regiment
The 5th/6th Battalion, Royal Victoria Regiment, is one of two battalions of the Royal Victoria Regiment, and is an infantry battalion of the Australian Army Reserve.

5th/6th Battalion, Royal Victoria Regiment (5/6 RVR), can trace its lineage back to many units that existed prior to Federation, as well as units that fought during World War I and World War II. The battalion carries the battle honours of these units as a mark of respect. 

5/6 RVR is part of the 4th Brigade, 2nd Division. It is organised as a standard light infantry battalion, with its respective sub-units situated throughout metropolitan Melbourne. 

5/6 RVR is currently comprised of the following sub-units: 
•    Battalion Headquarters 
•    Support Company 
•    Alpha Company 
•    Bravo Company 
•    Charlie Company

Soldiers from 5/6 RVR have deployed to Timor-Leste (East Timor), Solomon Islands and Malaysia as part of Rifle Company Butterworth.

Last updated
13 December 2016
Army: Courage. Initiative. Respect. Teamwork.
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