Historical information

Two minature medals are:-
The International Force East Timor (INTERFET) Medal recognises members of the Australian Defence Force who served for 30 days in East Timor during the INTERFET campaign (16 September 1999 – 10 April 2000).
Australian Active Service Medal with 'East Timor' clasp.


The Australian Active Service Medal (AASM) is an Australian military decoration. It was authorised on 13 September 1988 to recognise prescribed service in "warlike" operations, backdated to February 1975. It is awarded with a clasp to denote the prescribed operation and subsequent awards of the medal are made in the form of additional clasps.

Physical description

Presentation box containing two circular silver metal medals attached to striped ribbons mounted together with pin attached at rear.

Inscriptions & markings

Presentation box lid - Australian Active Service Medal
Medal -East Timor
Medal - International Force East Timor