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7th Brigade

7th Brigade is a multi-role combat brigade of the Australian Army.

7th Brigade currently consists of the following units: 

•    2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment (Queensland Mounted Infantry) 
•    1st Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery 
•    2nd Combat Engineer Regiment 
•    7th Combat Signal Regiment
•    6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment 
•    8th/9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment 
•    7th Combat Service Support Battalion 

7th Brigade was first raised in 1915 as part of the First Australian Imperial Force and saw action at Gallipoli and on the Western Front during World War I.

Following the end of the war the brigade was disbanded before being re-raised in 1921 as part of the Citizens Force (later known as the Militia).

During World War II the brigade took part in the fighting against the Japanese in New Guinea and on Bougainville.

Today, the 7th Brigade is part of the 1st Division and is based in Brisbane, Queensland. While 7th Brigade has not deployed as a whole unit since World War II, component units have deployed on operations to Timor-Leste (East Timor), Solomon Islands, Iraq and Afghanistan.

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