Africa Star

The Africa Star was awarded for service in any operational area in North-Africa between June 10th 1940 (the day of Italy's entry into the war) and May 12th 1943 (the end of hostilities in North-Africa) or the Mediterranean. The badge is a six-pointed star with the Royal Cipher GRI-VI in the centre surmounted by a crown above the inscription: The Africa Star. The ribbon is 1.25" wide and coloured pale buff with a vertical broad scarlet stripe and a narrow stripe of dark blue to the left and one of light blue to the right of the central stripe; the buff representing the desert, the other colors the three armed services.
Bars were awarded to personnel of 8Th Army, 1st Army and for service in North-Africa 1942-1943; the emblems were the digit 8 for 8th Army from October 23rd 1942 to December 5th 1943 and the digit 1 for 1st Army from November 8th to December 31st 1942 or from January 1st to December 5th 1943. A silver rosette was worn by personnel of HQ 18th AG who were not eligible for the first two bars.

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NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Eames, Erick Jack   
Edmond, Ronald  more 
Edmonds, Lionel Frank 09-12-1941 
Edwards, Edward Wallace   
Edwards, T.   
Eliot, Hugh William 04-03-1945more 
Ellenby, Malcolm Richard   
Elwin, Reginald Leonard Thomas 14-09-2013more 
Eisenhower, Dwight David14-10-189028-03-1969more 
Eather, Kenneth William06-07-190109-05-1993more 
Embry, Basil Edward28-02-190208-12-1977more 
Elwell, Paul Bingham00-00-191008-10-1962 
Eastman, William Marsden26-10-191108-04-1980more 
Eardley, George Harold06-05-191211-09-1991more 
Everist, Anthony Maurice31-10-1912 more 
Eaton, Brian Alexander15-12-191601-10-1992more 
Ellis, Ronald Vernon22-02-191700-00-1988more 
Emly, Richard Walter Francis22-05-191805-02-2007more 
Eckford, Alan Francis00-00-191900-00-1990 
English, Ian Roger18-06-1919 more 
Evans, Bernard Leslie06-08-192014-09-2004 
Ensor, Maechel Anthony "Mick"05-01-1922 more 

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