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
Kania, Wojciech01-04-191205-05-1991more 
Karnicki, Borys25-09-190715-02-1985more 
Kean, Edmund Henry03-06-190930-06-1977 
Kellar, John Albert William00-11-1914  
Kelly, John Gordon Christie29-09-1916  
Kemp, William John  more 
Kenneally, John Patrick15-03-192127-09-2000more 
Kennedy, Patrick Ascension15-05-191702-05-2010more 
Kent, John Alexander23-06-191407-10-1985more 
Keyes, Geoffry Charles Tasker18-05-191718-11-1941more 
Keys, William, Henry   
Khattri, Amarbahadur  more 
Kibby, William Henry15-04-190331-10-1942 
Kingsbury, Bruce Steel08-01-191829-08-1942more 
Kirkman, John Sidney13-09-192010-03-1987 
Klopotowski, Andrzej08-09-191713-09-2004more 
Knapp, Geoffrey Alwin  more 
Knapper, Josiah   
Knapton, Peter Alfred04-05-1921 more 
Knight, Alfred Hilton  more 
Kopanski, Stanislaw19-05-189523-03-1976more 
Kowalski, Bolkslaw  more 
Kumaramangalam, Paramasiva Pranhakar01-07-191313-03-2000more 

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