21st Battalion (The Victorian Rangers) [Australia]
Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 25 January 2001. Corrected and updated 20.08.2005
21st Battalion
(The Victorian Rangers)
Victoria, Australia  
  Titles & Lineage
  History & War Service
  Battle Honours
  Colours, Standards and Guidons

  Badges and Uniforms

  Honorary Colonels

Note: This is a battalion history of the part-time Reserves, which are normally liable for full-time active service only in an emergency
How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
  Titles and Lineage
  Victorian Rangers
1912 73rd Infantry (Victorian Rangers)
1918 21st Infantry Regiment (Victorian Rangers)
reorganised to perpetuate 21st Battalion, AIF reorganised, and absorbed elements of 59th Infantry
  • 1st Battalion, formed from 21st Battalion, AIF
  • 2nd Battalion formed from 73rd Infantry
  • 3rd Battalion formed from 73rd Infantry Senior Cadets
  • 4th Battalion
  • 5th Battalion, formed from parts of 59th Infantry
  • 6th Battalion, formed from part of 59th Battalion Senior Cadets
1921 21st Battalion (Victorian Rangers)
formed by amalgamation of 2/21st Infantry, part of 5/23rd Infantry, and part of 19th Light Horse Regiment
1929.07.01 placed in suspended animation
1929 amalgamated with 23rd Battalion to form 23rd/21st Battalion
  History (Links) & War Service
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Deployment and Service:
Colour Key: War service Overseas service Home service
Biography and Gallantry Awards:
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  Battle Honours

The Great War:  [awarded honours for xxth Battalion, AIF]

The Second World War:  [awarded honours for 2/xxth Battalion, AIF]

  Colours, Standards and Guidons Introduction to Colours
Record of Colours:
  Uniforms and Badges
  Colonel-in-Chief Index of Royal Colonels
  Honorary Colonels
Miscellaneous Tradition Links:
  Alliances Introduction to Alliances

  Bibliography How To Find Books
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