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
Gardiner, Michael Gregory  more 
Giles, John   
Gillman, Ronald Edward  more 
Glaser, John Marshall 19-05-1953more 
Goddard, Henry Gordon 13-11-1972more 
Gordon, Stanley Edward 17-04-1945more 
Gosby, Leonard   
Gould, Stephen Edward 01-08-1941 
Gray Arthur John Douglas   
Griffiths, John Alan  more 
Griffiths, Leslie John   
Grimshaw, George Eric   
Grodynski, Marian  more 
Grover, Alexander, Forman   
Gunn, William   
Guy, Walter John   
Gwilliam, Sydney Burdett   
Gammell, James Andrew Harcourt26-09-189201-08-1975 
Graham, Quintin Dick04-07-189502-09-1968more 
Gubbins, Colin McVean02-07-189601-02-1976more 
Gott, William Henry Ewart "Strafer"13-08-189707-08-1942more 
Gratwick, Percival Eric19-10-190226-10-1942 
Goldstone, Lionel Stanley00-00-190507-11-1943 
Goldsmith, Robert Burrell Frederick Kingslake21-06-190700-00-1995more 
Gurney, Arthur Stanley15-12-190822-07-1942 
Gordon, James Heather07-03-190924-07-1986more 
Gunn, George Ward26-07-191221-11-1941 
Gretton, Peter William27-08-191211-11-1992more 
Gerrett, Thomas Desmond22-12-191319-10-2006more 
Gatward, Alfred Kitchener "Ken"28-08-191419-11-1998more 
Gould, Thomas William28-12-191406-12-2001more 
Gear, Alan Walter02-02-191622-05-2003 
Gray, Robert Hampton "Hammy"02-11-191709-08-1945more 
Grayburn, John Hollington30-01-191820-09-1944 
Glen, Arthur Allan02-05-191819-12-1979 
Gilmore, John Louis21-08-1918 more 
Grosvenor, Lawrence Aubrey29-05-1919  
Gray, Joseph Butterfield23-12-1919 more 
Garland, Eric Francis00-00-1920 more 

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