NSW Military Forces badge

Historical note: 

NSW was the first colony to raise permanent forces of paid infantry and artillery.

Category: 
Uniforms
Themes: 
Colonial
Conflict: 
Pre-First World War
Location: 
NSW
Production Date: 
c. 1881-1901

On this day

On this day
24 October

1942— Battle of EORA CREEK, New Guinea. Australian troops continued to drive the Japanese back along the KOKODA TRAIL but met heavy resistance at Eora Creek

1944— HMAS AUSTRALIA was escorted to Manus Island, New Guinea, for emergency repairs after being struck in a kamikaze aircraft attack in Leyte Gulf