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
Turnbull, John Hugh Stephenson10-01-191626-06-2004more 
Thorburn, Douglas Glendinning 10-07-1943more 
Thomas, Walter Babington "Sandy"29-06-191822-10-1917more 
Tallentire, Alexander Gordon00-00-191706-06-1942 
Tranter, Arnold Ernest00-00-1918 more 
Tomlinson, Albert05-06-191400-02-1985more 
Thomson, Andrew John  more 
Tolan, Leslie30-01-1920  
Tompkins, F.G.W.   
Tirrell, Thomas Joseph "Jack"00-10-190900-01-1995more 
Trimmer, Charles Donald "Bombo"00-00-1910 more 
Taylor, Donald   
Turpin, Patrick George27-04-191114-09-1996more 
Thomson, George  more 
Turnbull, Tom Attwell00-00-190809-12-1992more 
Taylor, George Derek 23-09-1944 
Tonge, John Frederick William19-12-191219-02-1983 
Tee, Ronald A.   
Talbot, Ellis Edward Arthur Chetwynd22-03-192009-10-1941 
Turner, Victor Buller17-01-190007-08-1972more 

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