Awarded for participation in the operations to capture Bobdubi Ridge, to the south west of Salamaua, in eastern New Guinea. This honour is distinct from 'Bobdubi I', awarded for earlier harassing and reconnaissance operations around Bobdubi Ridge, and encompasses the operations that resulted in the capture of the Japanese strong points at Old Vickers, Timbered Knoll, and the Coconuts.
CategoryBattle honours
Date from30 June 1943
Date to19 August 1943
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