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
Falconer, George Fettes   
Farran, Roy Alexander02-01-192101-06-2006more 
Fearn, Neville  more 
Fenwick, Ian 07-08-1944more 
Fermor, Brian Frederick 00-11-1993more 
Fernandez, Leslie Percival00-00-191800-00-2009more 
Findlay, Walter25-03-192020-07-1944more 
Fish, Leonard  more 
Flower, Richard Arthur 00-00-1993more 
Foote, Henry R. Robert Bowreman05-12-190411-11-1993more 
Foster, William Arthur "Arthur"24-06-1916 more 
Fothergill, Eric Ritchie03-03-1914 more 
Fovargue, Stephen John25-05-191717-01-1999more 
Frank, Anthony Mutrie02-02-191730-10-2008more 
Fraser, Ian Edward18-12-192001-09-2008more 
Fraser, Walter Ian00-00-191731-05-1944 
Freyberg, Bernard Cyril21-03-188904-07-1963more 
Frost, John Dutton "Johnny"31-12-191221-05-1993more 
Fuller, George Robert   

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