NEW GUINEA 1942–44

(Superseding RAN PACIFIC 1942–1945 awarded by MOD(N)).

Ships which took part in the New Guinea Campaign 21 July 1942 to 30 September 1944, ie operations against enemy held territory in New Guinea (including Papua and Netherlands New Guinea), New Britain, the Bismarck Archipelago, New Ireland and Morotai Island and ships employed as escorts to convoys for this campaign.

HMAS Ships Ararat, Armidale, Arunta, Australia, Ballarat, Barcoo, Benalla, Bendigo, Bowen, Broome, Bunbury, Bundaberg, Castlemaine, Cessnock, Colac, Cootamundra, Cowra, Deloraine, Echuca, Gascoyne, Geelong, Gladstone, Glenelg, Goulburn, Gympie, Hawkesbury, Hdml 1074, 1129, 1161, 1325, Junee, Kalgoorlie, Kanimbla, Kapunda, Katoomba, Kiama, Kwato, Latrobe, Laurabada, Lithgow, Manoora, Matafele, Mildura, Ml 424, Ml425, Ml426, Ml 427, Ml 428, Ml 430, Ml 431, Ml 801,ml 802, Ml 803, Ml 806, Ml 816, Ml 817, Ml 818, Ml 819, Moresby, Paluma, Parkes, Pirie, Polaris, Reserve, Rockhampton, Shepparton, Shropshire, Stawell, Stella, Strahan, Stuart, Swan, Townsville, Vendetta, Wagga, Warramunga, Warrego, Warrnambool, Westralia, Whyalla, Wilcannia, Winter.