Defence Medal : Captain W T White, Australian Army

Accession Number REL25366.003
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Medal
Physical description Cupro nickel
Maker Unknown
Place made United Kingdom
Date made c 1946
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Defence Medal. Impressed around edge with recipient's details.

History / Summary

Awarded to VX11509 Captain William Thomas White, who served from 10 April 1940 to 19 November 1945 in the Middle East and New Guinea. He was on the staff of Headquarters New Guinea Force. White was mentioned in despatches in the London Gazette of 30 June 1942 'in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East during the period July 1941 to October 1941.'.