|Physical description||Cotton, Metal|
PNG [Bougainville] (PMG), 1998-2003
Presentation brassard : MSA Brolga, Peace Monitoring Group, Bougainville
Peace Monitoring Group brassard signed by the then Commander of PMG, Brigadier Simon Willis. His inscription reads 'Captain & Crew of MSA Brolga Thank you all for your commitment and friendship. Simon Willis BRIG COMD PMG 14 Sep 99'. Originally framed - this has now been removed. Accompanied by a 155mm x 57mm piece of paper which was originally taped to the rear of the frame. This reads: 'BRASSARD / Worn by the Peace Monitoring Group, Bougainville 1999 / Presented to MSA Brolga'.
The Auxiliary Minesweeper MSA Brolga was operated by the Royal Australian Navy as part of the Peace Monitoring Group (PMG) in Bougainville. Brolga was retired from RAN service in 2003.