This Second World War badge was round and silver-coloured. The obverse shows a raised image of a woman and part of a laurel wreath with the words "For Australia" in raised letters. The reverse has a hinged securing pin and raised lettering which reads "Issued by the C'wlth Govt" and the manufacturer's details.
Suspended by two securing rings from the bottom of the badge is a flat rectangular bar were stars were added, each indicating the death of one man. as with the First World War. Authority for the issue of the badge in the Second World War was issued under AIF Order 200 dated 14 February 1941.