Australia Service Medal : Ordinary Seaman Class 2 W J McLaughlin, HMAS Australia

Accession Number REL33752.004
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Medal
Physical description Nickel Silver
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made c 1950
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

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

History / Summary

Medals of S/7137 Ordinary Seaman Class 2 William James McLaughlin of Sydney, NSW, born 4 November 1924. McLaughlin enlisted on 19 October 1942 and after training saw service in HMAS Australia from 26 May to 30 August 1943 and from 19 December 1943 to 10 March 1944. He was discharged on 4 November 1944. McLaughlin's father-in-law was 935 Driver Reaford William Campbell, who served with 2 Battalion during the First World War.