Australia Service Medal : Flying Officer G H S Todd, 78 Squadron, RAAF

Accession Number REL31587.004
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Medal
Physical description Nickel Silver
Maker Unknown
Place made United Kingdom
Date made c 1946
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Australia Service Medal. Impressed around edge with recipient's details.

History / Summary

Awarded to 432911 Flying Officer George Howard Stephen Todd, RAAF. Born on 25 November 1924, Todd, of Elliston, South Australia, enlisted on 30 January 1943. He served with 78 Squadron, flying Kittyhawks based in New Guinea (Nadzab and Tadji), and later at Tarakan. Todd was discharged from the RAAF on 22 March 1946. His father, Arthur Charles Robert Todd, was one of the surgeons aboard HMAS Sydney during its engagement with the German raider SMS Emden in November 1914.