Wau

Date from 08 March 1942
Date to 26 February 1943
Units
Category Battle honours
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Awarded for participation in operations in the vicinity of the mining town of Wau in New Guinea. The honour encompasses both the harassment of the Japanese advancing from Salamaua to Mubo in early 1942, and the subsequent successful defence of Wau in early 1943.