Battle Honours

Battle Honours of

The Royal Western Australia Regiment

 

"South Africa 1899-1902"

 

The Great War:-

" Somme 1916,1918", "Pozieres", "Bullecourt","Messines 1917",

"Ypres 1917" "Menin Road", "Polygon Wood","Broodseinde",

"Poelcappelle","Passchendaele","Arras1918","Ancre 1918","Lys","Hazebrouck",

"Hamel", "Amiens", "Albert 1918","Mont St. Quentin",

"Hindenburg Line","Epehy", "St.Quentin Canal","Beaurevoir",

"France and Flanders, 1916-18","Anzac"," Landing at Anzac" ,

"Defence of Anzac", "Suvla", "Sari Bair", "Gallipoli 1915", "Egypt 1915-16".

 

The Second World War: -

"North Africa 1940-42","Bardia 1941","Capture of Tobruk","Derna",

"Defence of Tobruk","Defence of Alamein Line","Tell el Makh Khad",

"Sanyet el Miteiyra","Qattara Track","El Alamein","Syrian Frontier",

"The Litani","Sidon","Wadi Zeini","Damour","Greece 1941","Brallos Pass",

"Middle East 1941","Crete","Retimo","South-West Pacific 1942-45",

"Kokoda Trail" ","Isurava","Eora Creek-Templeton's Crossing","Efogi-Menari",

"Ioribaiwa", "Buna-Gona", "Gona", "Lae-Nadzab" , "Finschhafen",

"Defence of Scarlet Beach", "Siki Cove", "Gusika", "Liberation of Australian New Guinea" ,

"Ramu Valley", "Shaggy Ridge", "Matapau", "Abu-Malin", "Wewak",

"Wirui Mission", "Waitavolo", "Borneo" , "Labuan" , "Beaufort", "Balikpapan"

 

 

These battle honours were approved for the regiment under Australian Army Order 85/1962 and are a composite set of the battle honours previously awarded to the former CMF Infantry Battalions that merged to form the regiment on 1 July 1960.

The battle honours in bold are those selected for emblazoning on the colours of each battalion of the regiment. The South African and Great War honours are on the Regimental Colour and the Second World War honours are on the Queen's Colour.