A campaign honour awarded to units for participation in operations in the geographic, and command, area known as the South-West Pacific. It included the Dutch East Indies, New Guinea, Papua, New Britain, New Ireland and the northern Solomon Islands. The beginning and end dates of the individual honour are amended to denote the period of service of the unit concerned.
CategoryCampaign honour
Date from20 February 1942
Date to22 July 1945
Related places
  • Solomon Islands
  • Netherlands East Indies
  • Papua
  • New Guinea
  • New Britain
  • New Ireland
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