Awarded for participation in defensive action fought at Isurava on the Kokoda Trail. The Japanese closed with the Australians at Isurava on 15 August who held the position until finally forced to withdraw on 30 August.
CategoryBattle honours
Date from15 August 1942
Date to30 August 1942
Related units
  • 2/14th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 2/16th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 39th Australian Infantry Battalion