|Unit||No. 455 Squadron|
|Physical description||Cupro nickel|
|Date made||c 1946|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Defence Medal : Sergeant J S Freeth, 455 Squadron RAAF
Defence Medal. Impressed around edge with recipient's details.
Associated with 411768 Sergeant John Samuel Freeth, 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.