British War Medal 1939-45 : Aircraftman N J Sullivan, RAAF

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number REL31797.001
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Medal
Physical description Cupronickel
Maker Unknown
Place made United Kingdom
Date made c 1946
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

British War Medal 1939-45. Impressed around edge with recipient's details.

History / Summary

Awarded to Noel Joseph Sullivan who was born in Brisbane, Queensland, in 1922. He enlisted in the RAAF on 6 August 1942 and was assigned the service number 77664. Sullivan trained as an airframe fitter. He continued service in the RAAF after the Second World War, with the service number A1249, and was posted to Korea with 77 Squadron, where he was mentioned in despatches. Sullivan subsequently served with 75 Squadron, based at Amberley, Queensland, and retired with the rank of sergeant in October 1960, when he transferred to the RAAF Reserve.