|Conflict||Second World War, 1939-1945|
|Date from||20 February 1942|
|Date to||22 July 1945|
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.