Service Medals Belonging to Staff Sergeant William Knox

Historical note: 

Meritious Service Medal and campaign medals from two world wars awarded to Leading Seaman, later Staff Sergeant, William Knox.

Category: 
Awards and decorations
Conflict: 
First World War
Second World War

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