The Official 2/26 Battalion Website

In affiliation with the 2/26 Battalion Family & Friends Association Inc.

"This website came to fruition in an attempt to tell the true story the 2/26th Infantry Battalion, (the only Infantry Battalion raised in Queensland; part of the 27th Brigade, 8th Division) played during the Malay Campaign of World War II.....

Welcome To The Official 2/26th Battalion Website

ER Williams imageThis website is dedicated in memory of Private Eric (Ricky) Henry Williams QX14871 (1909-1966) To view more information about the men who served with the 2/26th Battalion please visit the Nominal Roll Page here...


web creators imageThis website was created due to three dedicated people:

  • Muriel Butler - Researcher & website owner (pic middle)
  • Daryl Henbery - WebMaster (pic left)
  • and Ron Raaen - Former Battalion member and sponsor. (pic right)


R.I.P. – Ronald Ole Raaen 28 Jan 1917 – 2 Nov 2011 “Lest We Forget”

2/26 Battalion Family & Friends Association Inc.
For Membership enquiries please contact Muriel Butler

"The 8th Division constituted 14% of the British force but it took 73% of the battle deaths."