Mivo Ford

Date from 02 July 1945
Date to 09 July 1945
Units
Category Battle honours
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

This honour was awarded for participation in the series of engagements along the Mivo River, in Bougainville’s Southern Sector. The honour includes the patrolling conducted by Australians across the Mivo River towards the Oamai River, and the defensive engagement fought by the Australians when the Japanese counter attacked their positions on the Mivo River, at Shishigatero and along Killen’s Track.