Battle of Wide Bay

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Battle of Wide Bay
Part of World War II, Pacific War
Date 10 March 1945
Location Wide Bay, New Britain, Territory of New Guinea
Result Allied victory
Australia Australia Japan Empire of Japan
Commanders and leaders
Australia Alan Ramsay Unknown

The Battle of Wide Bay was a battle during the New Britain Campaign of the Second World War. It involved the landing of Australian Army troops at Wide Bay on 10 March 1945, with the objective of isolating the Imperial Japanese forces to the Gazelle Peninsula.[1]


  1. ^ Dennis et al (2008), p. 390.


  • Dennis, Peter et al. (2008). The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-551784-2. 

Coordinates: 5°04′59″S 152°04′59″E / 5.083°S 152.083°E / -5.083; 152.083