Camp Moorooka

United States Army Service Of Supply Base 3 Office and Staging Camp

Military camp
Brisbane City

Tarragindi, Beaudesert and Mayfield Roads, and Bracken Street, Moorooka 4105

Camp Moorooka was a large American staging camp set up near the tram terminus at Moorooka. It covered many streets of present day area and was the designated United States Army Service Of Supply (USASOS) and similar to Victoria Park in central Brisbane, dealt with the United States Service of Supply.


The camp also incorporated the Moorooka State School and a number of private residences in the area. A vast array of tented lines for accommodation, were surrounded by pre-fabricated buildings, which housed messes, heaquarters offices and ablutions. A large parade ground featured in the centre of the complex.


National Archives of Australia

US Army Brisbane Telephone Directory Oct. 1943