Description: Colour Patch – Headquarters – 5th Australian Infantry Brigade.
Comments:Colour Patch – Headquarters – 5th Australian Infantry Brigade.
Following the end of the war, the 5th Brigade was disbanded, however, it was re-raised in 1921 as part of the Citizens Military Force. At this time it consisted of the 4th, 20th, 36th and 54th Battalions.
During the Second World War the brigade was reduced to three infantry battalions’the 44th, 54th and 56th Battalions and was undertook defensive duties in Australia until it was disbanded in June 1944 as part of the reallocation of manpower resources undertaken by the Army at the time.