Awarded for participation in patrol operations to clear Japanese forces from the Yamil-Ulupu area in the Prince Alexander Mountains in northern New Guinea. Both Yamil, a cluster of villages around an airfield, and Ulupu were heavily defended Japanese strongpoints.
CategoryBattle honours
Date from3 May 1945
Date to14 July 1945
Related units
  • 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 2/6th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 2/7th Australian Infantry Battalion