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
Bagley, Robert Herbert   
Bajyar, Shri Prabhu   
Bakalarski, Franciszek "Frank"29-01-191910-01-2013more 
Bamberger, Cyril Stanley "Bam"04-05-191903-02-2008more 
Banwell, Keith Deamer "Tex"08-10-191825-07-1999more 
Bargy, Charles Reginald le01-09-1893 more 
Barnett, John Patrick23-11-190813-11-1992more 
Barry, Claud Barrington17-01-189127-12-1951more 
Bartosik, Czeslaw Jozef "Joe"20-07-191714-01-2008more 
Bartram, William George00-06-190500-12-1963 
Bary, Ronald Edward09-06-191512-04-1945more 
Bates, Edwin11-02-192131-03-1944 
Bates, Trevor Harry16-05-192127-04-2008 
Beeley, John08-02-191821-11-1941 
Bentley, Alfred Mulock 22-07-1999more 
Berry, Joseph28-02-192002-10-1944more 
Berry, Ronald "Ras"03-05-191713-08-2000more 
Betty, Thomas Victor23-09-191629-05-2001more 
Bevan, Morgan   
Beveridge, Charles07-06-191518-12-1984 
Bilton, Arthur25-12-191125-12-1986more 
Bing, Leslie Patrick Sandford "Pat"28-07-192009-09-2011more 
Blackburn, Charles Archie D'Arcy00-00-189900-00-1984 
Blackwell, Arthur Frederick10-08-191903-02-2006more 
Blois, David Walter   
Bond, John Dorfling30-09-1906  
Boon von Ochssée, Jan Gijsbert25-07-192120-10-1999more 
Boyd, Owen Tudor30-08-189905-08-1944more 
Boylen, James  more 
Branston, Charles Henry05-08-1910  
Brayson, Frederick John00-00-190400-00-1960 
Brickhill, Paul Chester Jerome20-12-191623-04-1991 
Bridge, John05-02-191514-12-2006more 
Brigden, Robert Oliver04-02-192301-09-1944 
Britton, Albert Henry05-01-1901  
Broadley, Arthur Benjamin "Ben"00-08-1915  
Brooke-Smith, Francis Haffey21-09-191803-12-1952 
Broom, William13-05-1912  
Brown, John Michael00-00-191700-00-1992more 
Brown, Mark Henry "Hilly"09-10-191112-11-1941more 
Browning, Frederick Arthur Montague "Boy"20-10-189614-03-1965more 
Bryan, John William 00-00-2002more 
Budge, Richard John   
Burke, Cornelius02-09-191625-04-1999more 
Burn, W.A.   
Burnand, Lewis George14-05-191314-08-1949more 
Burnett, Robert Lindsay "Bob"22-07-188702-07-1959more 
Burton, Richard Henry29-01-192311-07-1993 
Byrne, Jack  more 
Byrne, John Vincent "Jack"01-04-192110-01-2007 

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