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S 1 Units Allotted

Units Allotted For Operational Service

The following table lists the units that were allotted for duty in the Gulf War.  This information is essential for determining whether a veteran was a member of a unit of the Defence Force that was allotted for duty in the Gulf War between 2 August 1990 and 9 June 1991.  In order to have operational service and qualifying service in the Gulf War a member of the forces must have served in the operational area between 2 August 1990 and 9 June 1991 and have either been individually allotted for duty or been a member of a unit that was allotted for duty in that area.

Unit

From

To

H.M.A.S. Darwin

22 Aug 1990

14 Dec 1990

H.M.A.S. Adelaide

22 Aug 1990

14 Dec 1990

H.M.A.S. Success

22 Aug 1990

02 Feb 1991

H.M.A.S. Brisbane

20 Nov 1990

19 Apr 1991

H.M.A.S.Sydney

20 Nov 1990

19 Apr 1991

H.M.A.S. Westralia

14 Jan 1991

09 Jun 1991

TGMSE (Comfort)

18 Sep 1990

13 Mar 1991

LSE MUSCAT

28 Aug 1990

23 Apr 1991

LSE MIDEAST (Bahrain)

24 Apr 1991

9 Jun 1991

CDT 3

30 Jan 1991

10 May 1991

Note: See the Service Eligibility Assistant in the Legislation Library for Allotment for Duty Certificates.

Royal Australian Navy – Schedule 2 and hazardous service in the Persian Gulf 1990-1996*

Operation

Ship

Area

LPOC (Aust)

Entered AO

Departed AO

FPOC (Aust)

VEA

Damask I

HMAS Adelaide

Persian Gulf

22 Aug 1990

03 Sep 1990

03 Dec 1990

14 Dec 1990

Sch 2, Item 10

Damask I

HMAS Darwin

Persian Gulf

22 Aug 1990

03 Sep 1990

03 Dec 1990

14 Dec 1990

Sch 2, Item 10

Damask I

HMAS Success

Persian Gulf

22 Aug 1990

03 Sep 1990

25 Jan 1991

26 Feb 1991

Sch 2, Item 10

Damask II

HMAS Brisbane

Persian Gulf

20 Nov 1990

03 Dec 1990

26 Mar 1991

14 Apr 1991

Sch 2, Item 10

Damask II

HMAS Sydney

Persian Gulf

20 Nov 1990

03 Dec 1990

26 Mar 1991

14 Apr 1991

Sch 2, Item 10

Damask II

HMAS Westralia

Persian Gulf

15 Jan 1991

26 Jan 1991

28 May 1991

09 Jun 1991

Sch 2, Item 10

Damask III

HMAS Darwin

Persian Gulf

04 Jun 1991

13 Jun 1991

04 Sep 1991

21 Sep 1991

hazardous service

Damask IV

HMAS Sydney

Red Sea

10 Sep 1991

25 Sep 1991

31 Jan 1992

20 Feb 1992

hazardous service

Damask V

HMAS Darwin

Red Sea

22 Feb 1992

11 Mar 1992

16 Jul 1992

02 Aug 1992

hazardous service

Damask VI

HMAS Canberra

Red Sea

19 Oct 1992

13 Nov 1992

12 Jan 1993
(allotted for duty Item 15 Sch 2 next day)

N/A

hazardous service

Damask VI

HMAS Canberra

Red Sea

N/A

13 Jan 1993
(allotted for duty Item 15 Sch 2)

19 Jan 1993
(allotment ended)

N/A

Sch 2, Item 15

Damask VI

HMAS Canberra

Red Sea

N/A

20 Jan 1993
( hazardous service resumed)

12 Mar 1993

08 Apr 1993

hazardous service

Damask VII

HMAS Sydney

Red Sea

30 Jun 1993

20 Jul 1993

09 Nov 1993

03 Dec 1993

hazardous service

Damask VIII

HMAS Melbourne

Persian Gulf

18 Apr 1996

07 May 1996

15 Aug 1996

06 Sep 1996

hazardous service

* Periods of service covered by declarations of warlike or non-warlike service under the VEA are not shown in this table.  Please see the Service Eligibility Assistant for information relating to this type of service.

The above list was last revised on 5 February 2013