This honour was awarded for participation in the advance from Gusika to Fortication Point, on the north-east coast of the Huon Peninsula, New Guinea. It was the first phase of the Australian advance along the Huon Peninsula’s north-east coast, pursuing the Japanese back to Sio.
CategoryBattle honours
Date from3 December 1943
Date to20 December 1943
Related units
  • 1 Armoured Regiment
  • 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 29/46th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 37/52nd Australian Infantry Battalion