Awarded for operations around the town of Merjayun (spelled Merdjayoun in the Australian Official History) in central Lebanon. During the period covered by the honour the town was captured, lost in the course of the most significant Vichy French counter-attack of the campaign, and then recaptured again.
CategoryBattle honours
Date from9 June 1941
Date to27 June 1941
Related units
  • 6th Australian Division Cavalry Regiment
  • 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 2/25th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 2/31st Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 2/33rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 2/2nd Pioneer Battalion