02 December 1943 -

This honour was awarded for participation in the operations that led to the capture of Nongora, a village north-west of Scarlet Beach, on the Huon Peninsula, New Guinea. Following the capture of Sattelberg, the Australians moved north and Nongora was captured as part of the advance to Wareo-Gusika. The battle honour is unique to the 2/15th Infantry Battalion.