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
Caldwell, Clive Robertson "Killer"28-07-191105-08-1994more 
Calvert, Wilfred Sylvester   
Campbell, John Charles "Jock"10-01-189426-02-1942more 
Campbell, John Davies11-11-192130-07-2015more 
Campbell, Sydney Peter07-05-190908-11-1942 
Cargill, William   
Carruthers, William14-10-191400-00-2009 
Carter, Bernard Law   
Casson, John 27-05-1944 
Chandler, Thomas Francis00-00-191905-04-1975more 
Charlton, Ronald Edmund00-09-1915 more 
Chavasse , Noel Willinc11-04-192000-00-1974more 
Clements, Percy Priestley21-02-191019-10-1998more 
Codner, Richard Michael Clinton00-00-192025-03-1952 
Cole, Kenneth John00-00-1919  
Cole, Robert Bruce11-11-191916-01-1956more 
Collishaw, Raymond22-11-189328-09-1976 
Combe, John Frederick Boyce01-08-189512-07-1967more 
Coningham, Arthur19-01-189529-01-1948more 
Coop, Thomas William   
Corser, Richard George00-00-192000-05-1949more 
Cotter, John00-06-1912  
Cotterell, Lester  more 
Couraud, Raymond12-01-192000-00-1977more 
Cox, Frederick Albert16-08-191400-02-2007 
Cracknell, Douglas Aubrey09-12-190900-00-1979more 
Craggs, Harold Telfer13-08-1919 more 
Cramer, John08-01-1916 more 
Crankshaw, John Anthony Norman00-00-1918 more 
Craston, Reginald Sharpe  more 
Cross, Kenneth Brian Boyd "Bing"04-10-191118-06-2003more 
Cullen, Frederick John27-08-190415-02-1976more 
Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningh, Andrew Browne07-01-188312-06-1963more 
Cutler, Arthur Roden24-05-191621-02-2002more 

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