FIFTH AIR FORCE SERVICE COMMAND
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WW2

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The Fifth Air Force Service Command was situated in Brisbane during World War 2. They occupied many buildings in Brisbane including the following:-

McIntosh Building Extons Building Brown Building
Old Mill Building Barracks Old Courier Building McWhirters Building
Overland Building Ramsay Garage  

They also had areas at Breakfast Creek, Eagle Farm and Archerfield.

In October 1943, the various sections of the Fifth Air Force Service Command in Brisbane were as follows:-

Office of the Commanding General
Brig. General C.W. Connell
McIntosh Building

Office of the Chief of Staff
McIntosh Bldg

Adjutant General
McIntosh Bldg

Engineering Division
McIntosh Bldg & Eagle Farm

Chaplain
McIntosh Bldg

Chemical Warfare
Extons Bldg

Finance Office
McIntosh Bldg
Headquarters Commandant
Brown Bldg, McIntosh Bldg, Old Mill Bldg & Ramsay Garage
Chief of Personnel
McIntosh Bldg
Information
McIntosh Bldg
Intelligence
McWhirters Bldg
Ordnance
Extons Bldg
Production Control Section
Overland Bldg, Breakfast Creek, Eagle Farm & Archerfield
Supply Division
McIntosh Bldg & Extons Bldg
Signal Section
Extons Bldg
Special Service
McIntosh Bldg
Training and Operations
McIntosh Bldg
Office of the Engineer
Old Courier Bldg
Medical Section
Old Courier Bldg
Factory Representative
McIntosh Bldg
   

 

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 I'd like to thank Bill Bentson for his assistance with this home page.

 

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