|Date from||13 April 1941|
|Date to||13 April 1941|
|Unit||2/4th Australian Infantry Battalion|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Awarded for participation in the rearguard action near the village of Soter (Sotir) in northern Greece where a small British Commonwealth force defended a defile, between a low ridge and a swamp, through which the main road south ran. The 2/4th Battalion was the only Australian recipient of this honour.