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An adjutant general is a military chief administrative officer.
The Australian Army is Australia's military land force.
Although most Australian civilians lived far from the front line of World War II, the Australian home front during World War II played a significant role in the Allied victory and led to permanent changes to Australian society.
The Australian Staff Corps was a small corps of Regular Army officers who were trained in staff duties and who were largely responsible for the training of the Militia, Australia’s part-time military force, during the inter-war period and in the early years following the Second World War.
Balikpapan is a seaport city on the east coast of the island of Borneo, in the Indonesian province of East Kalimantan.
The Battle of Amiens, also known as the Third Battle of Picardy (3ème Bataille de Picardie), was the opening phase of the Allied offensive which began on 8 August 1918, later known as the Hundred Days Offensive, that ultimately led to the end of the First World War.
The Battle of Balikpapan was the concluding stage of Operation Oboe.
Borneo (Pulau Borneo) is the third largest island in the world and the largest in Asia.
The Borneo campaign of 1945 was the last major Allied campaign in the South West Pacific Area during World War II.
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
Cairns is a city in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Camberley is a town in Surrey, England, southwest of Central London, between the M3 and M4 motorways.
The Deputy Chief of Army (DCA) is the second most senior appointment in the Australian Army, responsible to the Chief of Army (CA).
The Distinguished Service Order (DSO) is a military decoration of the United Kingdom, and formerly of other parts of the Commonwealth of Nations, awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat.
Douglas MacArthur (26 January 18805 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army.
Duntroon is a suburb of the city of Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory.
Lieutenant General Sir Edmund Francis Herring, (2 September 1892 – 5 January 1982) was a senior Australian Army officer during the Second World War, Lieutenant Governor of Victoria, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria.
The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
The First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) was the main expeditionary force of the Australian Army during World War I. It was formed on 15 August 1914, following Britain's declaration of war on Germany, initially with a strength of one infantry division and one light horse brigade.
Major General George Alan Vasey, (29 March 1895 – 5 March 1945) was an Australian Army officer.
Goodenough Island in the Solomon Sea (identified as Morata on the earliest maps) is the westernmost of the three large islands of the D'Entrecasteaux Islands in Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea.
Lieutenant General Sir Henry Wells, (22 March 1898 – 20 October 1973) was a senior officer in the Australian Army.
HMAS Burdekin (K376) was a that served the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) from 1944 to 1946.
Major General John Austin Chapman, (15 December 1896 – 19 April 1963) was a professional soldier in the Australian Army.
Lieutenant General Sir John Dudley Lavarack, (19 December 1885 – 4 December 1957) was an Australian soldier who was Governor of Queensland from 1 October 1946 to 4 December 1957, the first Australian-born governor of that state.
Kalimantan is the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo.
Lae is the capital of Morobe Province and is the second-largest city in Papua New Guinea.
Lieutenant General Sir Leslie James Morshead, (18 September 1889 – 26 September 1959) was an Australian soldier, teacher, businessman, and farmer, whose military career spanned both world wars.
A lieutenant (abbreviated Lt, LT, Lieut and similar) is a junior commissioned officer in the armed forces, fire services, police and other organizations of many nations.
Lieutenant general (abbreviated LTGEN and pronounced 'Lef-tenant General') is the second-highest active rank of the Australian Army and was created as a direct equivalent of the British military rank of lieutenant general.
Macleod is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 14 km north-east from Melbourne's Central Business District.
Major is a military rank of commissioned officer status, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces throughout the world.
Major general (abbreviated MAJGEN) is a senior rank of the Australian Army, and was created as a direct equivalent of the British military rank of major general.
The Markham and Ramu Valley – Finisterre Range campaign, was a series of actions in the New Guinea campaign of World War II.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
A member of the armed forces mentioned in dispatches (or despatches, MiD) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a superior officer and sent to the high command, in which his or her gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy is described.
(surname often written as Kamata) was a vice-admiral of the Imperial Japanese Navy and saw service in the Pacific Theatre of World War II.
The Middle Easttranslit-std; translit; Orta Şərq; Central Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, Rojhelatî Nawîn; Moyen-Orient; translit; translit; translit; Rojhilata Navîn; translit; Bariga Dhexe; Orta Doğu; translit is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).
Milne Bay is a large bay in Milne Bay Province, south-eastern Papua New Guinea.
Morobe Province is a province on the northern coast of Papua New Guinea.
Morotai Island (Pulau Morotai) is an island in the Halmahera group of eastern Indonesia's Maluku Islands (Moluccas).
New Guinea (Nugini or, more commonly known, Papua, historically, Irian) is a large island off the continent of Australia.
The New Guinea campaign of the Pacific War lasted from January 1942 until the end of the war in August 1945.
New Guinea Force was a military command unit for Australian and native troops from the Territories of Papua and New Guinea serving in the New Guinea campaign during World War II.
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.
The Owen Gun, which was known officially as the Owen Machine Carbine, was an Australian submachine gun designed by Evelyn (Evo) Owen in 1939.
Prahran (/pɛ'ræn/, also known colloquially as "Pran") is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 5 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Stonnington local government area.
Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), formed March 1921, is the aerial warfare branch of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
The Royal Military College, Duntroon, also known simply as Duntroon, is the Australian Army's officer training establishment.
Salamaua was a small town situated on the northeastern coastline of Papua New Guinea, part of Morobe province.
The Salamaua–Lae campaign was a series of actions in the New Guinea campaign of World War II.
Somme is a department of France, located in the north of the country and named after the Somme river.
Staff College, Camberley, Surrey, was a staff college for the British Army and the presidency armies of British India (later merged to form the Indian Army).
The STEN (or Sten gun) was a family of British submachine guns chambered in 9×19mm and used extensively by British and Commonwealth forces throughout World War II and the Korean War.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
Vice admiral is a senior naval flag officer rank, equivalent to lieutenant general and air marshal.
Wesley College is an independent, co-educational, non-selective day and boarding school in Melbourne, Australia.
The Western Front was the main theatre of war during the First World War.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The 2nd Division commands all the reserve brigades in Australia.
The 3rd Division was an infantry division of the Australian Army.
The 5th Division was an infantry division of the Australian Army which served during the First and Second World Wars.
The 7th Division was an infantry division of the Australian Army.
The 9th Division was a division of the Australian Army that served during World War II.