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Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 25 January 2001. Corrected and updated 20.08.2005
32nd Battalion
(The Footscray Regiment)
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
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  Titles and Lineage
1915 65th Infantry
1916 65th (City of Footscray) Infantry
1918 8th Infantry Regiment (City of Footscray Regiment)
reorganised to perpetuate 8th Battalion AIF, with battalions:
  • 1st Battalion, formed from 8th Battalion AIF
  • 2nd Battalion, formed from 70th Infantry
  • 3rd Battalion, formed from 70th Battalion Senior Cadets
  • 4th Battalion
  • 5th Battalion, formed from 65th Infantry
  • 6th Battalion, formed from 65th Battalion Senior Cadets
1921 32nd Battalion
formed by amalgamation of 5/8th Infantry, part of 2/23rd Infantry, and part of 29th (Port Philip) Light Horse Regiment
1927 32nd Battalion (The Footscray Regiment)
1942.09.18 amalgamated with 14th Battalion (The Prahran Regiment), to form 14th/32nd Australian Infantry Battalion AIF, and mobilised for war service
  History (Links) & War Service Introduction to Regiments
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Deployment and Service:
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Associations, Forums and Re-Enactors:
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Museums, Monuments, Memorials and Chapels:
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  Battle Honours

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

The Second World War: 

  Colours, Standards and Guidons Introduction to Colours
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Record of 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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  Alliances Introduction to Alliances
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  Bibliography How To Find Books
Regimental Journal:
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Full Histories:
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Short Histories:
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