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
Parker, James   
Parkin, William Henry 28-03-1941 
Penman, Maurice   
Poole, Alfred Raymond  more 
Povall, John   
Powell, John Leonard 16-04-1945more 
Pretty, Arthur James   
Petrie, Christopher Henry18-04-1889 more 
Pinder, Harold Senhouse21-04-188920-12-1974more 
Peters, Frederick Thornton17-09-188913-11-1942more 
Palliser, Arthur Francis Eric20-07-189022-02-1956more 
Pankhurst, Leonard Thomas26-08-190201-12-1996more 
Pine-Coffin, Richard Geoffrey "Wooden Box"02-12-190828-02-1974more 
Platel, Francis Vittery00-00-190923-11-1944 
Platt, Thomas Douglas Laverick00-00-1910 more 
Pniak, Karol26-01-191010-11-1980more 
Parkin, Austin Bruce Holmes12-08-1911 more 
Phillips, Stuart William07-08-1913 more 
Patton, George03-06-191412-01-1999 
Price, Thomas McBride14-11-1914  
Pascoe, Frank Cyril20-06-191510-05-1996 
Potgieter, Thomas Ignatius14-04-191703-06-2006 
Peacock, Reginald John00-00-191805-02-1943 
Pujji, Mohinder Singh14-08-191818-09-2010more 
Patilla, Colin Seaton22-04-191910-12-1983 
Pirog, Jan21-10-191930-08-2009more 
Pearson, Ernest James00-00-1920 more 
Place, Basil Charles Godfrey19-07-192127-12-1994more 

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