Awarded for participation in the operations that resulted in the capture of Wirui Mission, a Japanese strongpoint, based around a former mission station atop a 90 metre high hill, which dominated Wewak airfield in northern New Guinea.
CategoryBattle honours
Date from11 May 1945
Date to15 May 1945
Related units
  • 6th Australian Division Cavalry Regiment
  • 2/4 Armoured Regiment
  • 2/4th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 2/11th Australian Infantry Battalion