Date from 26 January 1942
Date to 27 January 1942
Category Battle honours
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

This honour was awarded for participation in the ambush at Jemaluang, on the east coast of Johore, Malaya. At Jemaluang Australian troops of the 22nd Infantry Brigade, including the 2/18th Infantry Battalion, successfully ambushed the invading Japanese troops, inflicting heavy casualties on the enemy. The battle honour is unique to the 2/18th.

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