Java 1942

Date from 28 February 1942
Date to 12 March 1942
Units
Place Java
Category Campaign honour
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

This campaign honour was awarded for participation in the defence of Java, Netherlands East Indies, against the invading Japanese. Blackforce, a mixture of Australian units, fought alongside Dutch and Americans troops but was outnumbered and unable to defend the island.