Historical information

Official issue in 2005 by the Australian Federal Government marking the 60th Anniversary of the ending of World War 2 in 1945. This medal marks Allan Charles Quinn's service in WW2.


This Official medal complements the extensive holdings of memorabilia that comprises the Allan Charles Quinn Collection that extensively documents his life,the voyages, and career as a Merchant seaman in the immediate post world war 2 period and prior to the significant changes brought about by container shipping by the end of the 20th Century.

Physical description

Gold-coloured disc medallion in a magnetic black folding display box with plush display mount. Accompanying small brochure on 60th anniversary of WWII in 2005 and an official signed letter from the Australian Government

Inscriptions & markings

Letter signed by Prime Minister : John Howard and Veterans Affairs Minister De-Anne Kelly