- Second World War (1939-1945)
- 8th Infantry Brigade, Australian Army
- Awarded on:
- January 11th, 1943
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to George F. Wooten, Brigadier, Australian Army, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy in action against enemy forces in New Guinea, during the Papuan Campaign, 23 July 1942 to 3 January 1943 As Commander, 18th Infantry Brigade, Australian Army, Brigadier Wooten displayed extraordinary courage, marked efficiency and precise execution of operations during the Papuan Campaign.
Headquarters, South West Pacific Area, General Orders No. 5