This honour was awarded for the series of actions and attack that resulted in the capture of Jivenaneng and Kumawa, during the Japanese counter attack against Scarlet Beach. The fighting around Jivenaneng was particularly heavy. Advancing from Jivenaneng and Kumawa in mid-November, the Australians moved towards Sattelberg.
CategoryBattle honours
Date from3 October 1943
Date to3 November 1943
Related units
  • 2/13th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 2/17th Australian Infantry Battalion