|Conflict||Second World War, 1939-1945|
|Date from||21 December 1943|
|Date to||15 January 1944|
This honour was awarded for participation in the advance from Fortification Point to Sio, on the north-east coast of the Huon Peninsula, New Guinea. The Japanese had used Sio as a major base, and with its capture the 9th Division completed its campaign in New Guinea.