​List of Qualifying Operational Service

The list of Qualifying Operational Service as of 9 April 2018.

Deployment or locationDates of Service
First World War
  • Worldwide
4/8/1914 to 10/1/1920
First World War
  • Austria
11/1/1920 to 16/7/1920
First World War
  • Bulgaria
11/1/1920 to 9/8/1920
First World War
  • Hungary
11/1/1920 to 26/7/1921             
First World War
  • Turkey
11/1/1920 to 6/8/1924
Second World War
  • Worldwide
3/9/1939 to 14/8/1945
Second World War
  • Japan and Japanese waters
15/8/1945 to 27/4/1952
The Malayan Emergency 18/6/1948 to 31/7/1960
The Berlin Airlift 1/9/1948 to 11/8/1949
Service in Korea 23/8/1950 to 27/7/1957
The United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) 1/1/1952 to 31/3/1974
The United Nations India-Pakistan Observation Mission (UNIPOM) 1/1/1952 to 31/3/1974
The United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO) based in Israel 1/7/1954 to 31/3/1974
The United Nations Yemen Observer Mission (UNYOM) 1/7/1954 to 31/3/1974
The United Nations Observation Group in Lebanon (UNOGIL) 1/7/1954 to 31/3/1974
The United Nations Operation in the Congo (UNOC) 1/7/1954 to 31/3/1974
The First United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF I) on the Sinai Peninsula 1/1/1956 to 31/12/1957
Operation Grapple
  • Malden Island
15/5/1957 to 25/6/1957
Operation Grapple
  • Christmas Island
  • 8/11/1957 to 16/11/1957
  • 28/4/1958 to 24/9/1958
Operation Grapple
  • within 281 kilometres of surface zero at Malden Island
  • 15/5/1957
  • 31/5/1957
  • 19/6/1957
Operation Grapple
  • within 281 kilometres of surface zero at Christmas Island
  • 8/11/1957
  • 28/4/1958
  • 22/8/1958
  • 2/9/1958
  • 11/9/1958
  • 23/9/1958
The Thai/Malay Border 31/7/1960 to mid-June 1964
The Civilian Surgical Team at Qui Nhon Provincial State Hospital in Viet Nam 1/12/1963 to 31/3/1975
The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) 1/5/1964 to 30/6/1967
Service in Viet Nam 29/5/1964 to 31/12/1972
The Indonesian Confrontation
  • Singapore
  • Malay Peninsula
  • Malaysia
  • Indonesia
  • Singapore Strait
  • Malacca Strait
17/8/1964 to 11/8/1966

The Indonesian Confrontation

  • Borneo
1/2/1965 to 11/8/1966
41 Squadron RNZAF in Viet Nam 1/1/1973 to 21/4/1975
Observed French nuclear tests at Mururoa Atoll 22/7/1973 and 28/7/1973
The Second United Nations Emergency Force II (UNEF II) on the Sinai Peninsula 1/10/1973 to 31/12/1979
Service with the United Nations in Syria 1/1/1974 to the present
Service with the United Nations in South Lebanon 1/1/1978 to the present
Service at the New Zealand Embassy in Moscow 1/8/1978 to 31/07/1992
The Commonwealth Monitoring Force (Operation Midford) in Rhodesia 23/12/1979 to 5/3/1980
The United Nations Iran-Iraq Military Observer Group (UNIIMOG) 1/7/1988 to 28/2/1991
The Gulf Conflict 20/12/1990 to 13/4/1991
The United Nations Mine Clearing Training Team (UNMCTT) 1/1/1991 to 31/12/1991
The United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM) in Iraq 19/4/1991 to 17/12/1999
The United Nations Verifications Missions in Angola II (UNAVEM II) 1/7/1991 to 30/6/1999
The United Nations Verifications Missions in Angola III (UNAVEM III) 1/7/1991 to 30/6/1999
The United Nations Observer Mission in Angola (MONUA) 1/7/1991 to 30/6/1999
The National Institute for the Removal of Obstacles and Explosive Ordnance in Angola (INAROEE) 1/7/1991 to 30/6/1999
The United Nations Advance Mission in Cambodia (UNAMIC) 1/10/1991 to 31/3/1992
The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) in Cambodia 1/12/1991 to 3/11/1993
The Mine Clearance Training Unit (MCTU) in Cambodia 1/12/1991 to 3/11/1993
The United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) 1/2/1992 to 30/9/1993
The United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) in the former Yugoslavia 23/3/1992 to the present
The United Nations Operations in Somalia I (UNOSOM I) 1/1/1993 to 31/3/1995
The United Nations Operations in Somalia II (UNOSOM II) 1/1/1993 to 31/3/1995
The United Task Force (UNITAF) in Somalia 1/1/1993 to 31/3/1995
The South Pacific Peacekeeping Force (SPPKF) in Bougainville 1/9/1994 to 31/10/1994
The United Nations Mission in Haiti (UNMIH) 19/9/1994 to 31/3/1995
The Truce Monitoring Group (TMG) in Bougainville 1/10/1997 to 30/4/1998
The Peace Monitoring Group (PMG) in Bougainville 1/5/1998 to 30/6/2003
The Medical Team that responded to the tsunami in Papua New Guinea 1/7/1998 to 31/7/1998
The United Nations Observers’ Mission in Sierra Leone (UNOMSIL) 11/8/1998 to 31/10/1999
The United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) 1/11/1999 to the present
Kosovo Force (KFOR) 1/1/2002 to 31/12/2002 
KOSMED in Kosovo 1/1/1999 to 31/12/1999
Service in East Timor 30/8/1999 to the present
Afghanistan 1/12/2001 to the present
Iraq
  • 1/11/2002 to 31/3/2003
  • 1/5/2003 to 30/9/2004
  • 1/1/2005 to 31/10/2013
  • 4/11/2014 to the present
Gulf of Oman 1/3/2003 to 31/7/2003
United Arab Emirates 1/3/2003 to 30/9/2008
Arabian Sea
  • 1/3/2003 to 31/7/2003
  • 1/4/2004 to 31/8/2004
  • 1/5/2008 to 31/8/2008
Bahrain
  • 1/3/2003 to 31/8/2004
  • 1/5/2008 to 31/8/2008
  • Gulf of Aden
  • Red Sea
  • States in the Horn of Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Yemen
1/4/2004 to 31/8/2004
Persian Gulf 1/5/2008 to 31/8/2008
Service with the United Nations in the State of Israel 30/6/2003 to 27/11/2008
Operation Rata in the Solomon Islands 1/7/2003 to the present
Kyrgyz Republic 1/8/2003 to 30/9/2003
Operation Teal – Afghanistan, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates 1/8/2004 to 28/2/2005
Service on the Sinai Peninsula 1/12/2004 to the present
Operation Sumatra Assist in Indonesia 27/12/2004 to 28/2/2005
The United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) 17/9/2005 to 9/7/2011
Service in South Sudan 9/7/2011 to the present
Service in Mali 1/3/2018 to the present