Mud Bay, Goodenough Island

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Mud Bay is a bay on the south eastern coast of Goodenough Island. In 1898 a mission station was established the village of Bwaidoga. The bay was the site of the landing of 520 troops of the Australian Army's 2/12th Infantry Battalion led by Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Arnold on 22 October 1942 as part of the Battle of Goodenough Island.[1]


  1. ^ McCarthy 1959, pp. 347–349.


Coordinates: 9°28′S 150°20′E / 9.467°S 150.333°E / -9.467; 150.333