48th Infantry Battalion (The Torrens Regiment) [Australia]
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Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 1 November 2002. Corrected and updated 20.08.2005
48th Battalion
(The Torrens Regiment)
South Australia, 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
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  Titles and Lineage

79th Infantry (Torrens Battalion)
raised from a nucleus of 1st Battalion, 10th Australian Infantry Regiment

1914 79th (Torrens) Infantry
1918 32nd Infantry Regiment (Torrens Regiment)
reorganised to perpetuate 32nd Battalion AIF
  • 1st Battalion , formed from 32nd Battalion, AIF
  • 2nd Battalion, formed from 79th Infantry
  • 3rd Battalion, formed from 79th Battalion Senior Cadets
1921 2nd Bn, 32nd Infantry absorbed by 10th Battalion

192u 48th Battalion
raised in South Australia; perpetuating 48th Battalion AIF
1927 48th Battalion (The Torrens Regiment)
1930 amalgamated with 43rd Battalion to form 43rd/48th Battalion
1942.08.27 unlinked from 43rd Battalion and amalgamated with 10th Battalion, to form 10th/48th Battalion

1952.08 reconstituted in CMF as 43rd/48th Infantry Battalion (The Hindmarsh Regiment)
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  Battle Honours

The Great War:  [awarded honours for 32nd Battalion, AIF]

The Second World War:  [awarded honours for 2/48th Battalion, AIF]

  Colours, Standards and Guidons Introduction to Colours
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  Uniforms and Badges
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  Colonel-in-Chief Index of Royal Colonels
  Honorary Colonels
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