Jivenaneng-Kumawa

Date from 03 October 1943
Date to 03 November 1943
Units
Category Battle honours
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

This honour was awarded for the series of actions and attack that resulted in the capture of Jivenaneng and Kumawa, during the Japanese counter attack against Scarlet Beach. The fighting around Jivenaneng was particularly heavy. Advancing from Jivenaneng and Kumawa in mid-November, the Australians moved towards Sattelberg.