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August 30 – September 2 Withdrawal to Eora creek. Eora creek defence.
September 2-3 Templeton’s crossing defence
September 5 Withdrawal to Efogi
September 6-8 Battle of Mission Ridge/Brigade Hill
September 17 Australians dig in at Iorabaiwa
September 17 Australians withdraw to Imita Ridge.
September 21 53rd Battery of the 14th Australian Field Regiment fire first rounds on Japanese at Iorabaiwa from Ower’s Corner. From Ower’s Corner to Iorabaiwa Ridge is 10km. It takes 25 seconds for rounds to hit their mark. Over the next few days 700 high explosive rounds are fired.
September 24 Japanese begin their withdrawal. Japanese have no word for retreats so are ordered to advance to the rear.
September 28 Australian troops attack Iorabaiwa but find Japanese have already withdrawn.