|Unit||No. 455 Squadron|
|Physical description||Wool cloth with cotton embroidery|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Qualification brevet: RAAF pilots wings : Sergeant J S Freeth, 455 Squadron RAAF
Embroidered cloth RAAF pilots wings on dark blue cloth. White wings and 'RAAF' within a pale blue wreath.
Associated with 411768 Sergeant John Samuel Freeth , who served with 455 Squadron RAAF. He was credited with sinking a submarine by bombing it with depth charges in April 1943. Freeth was killed on exercise over the north Sea on 24 May 1943, when his aircraft collided with a Beaufighter.