This honour was awarded for the offensive patrolling operations that were part of the successful advance from Modionu and the Mariropa River to Mawaraka, a village on the coast of Empress Augusta Bay, in Bougainville’s Southern Sector.
CategoryBattle honours
Date from4 January 1942
Date to17 January 1942
Related units
  • 15th Australian Infantry Battalion
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