Historical information

The medals are two off four entitled to Stanley Ernest Scoles. Enlisted in the RAAF as No 11717 on 5.8.1940 age 31 years, promoted to Cpl 1.10.1941, Sgt 1.8.1942. His overseas service shows he was in Port Moresby from 15.3.1943 then Goodenough, Kiriwina then Goodenough until arriving in Nadzab on 4.12.1943, Nadzab from then until arriving back in Townsville on 25.6.1944. Discharged from the RAAF on 11.12.1944 with the rank of Sgt in Airforce HQ.

Physical description

.1) Pacific Star and ribbon unmounted. .2) British War medal and ribbon 1939 - 45 unmounted.

Inscriptions & markings

.1) on rear, “11717 S.E.Scoles. .2) around edge, “11717 S.E.Scoles”