Sio

Date from 21 December 1943
Date to 15 January 1944
Units
Category Battle honours
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

This honour was awarded for participation in the advance from Fortification Point to Sio, on the north-east coast of the Huon Peninsula, New Guinea. The Japanese had used Sio as a major base, and with its capture the 9th Division completed its campaign in New Guinea.