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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Duane, John† January 17th, 2012

Davis, Benjamin Oliver, Sr.* July 1st, 1877
† November 26th, 1970

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Douglas, William Sholto* December 23rd, 1893
† October 29th, 1969

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Drummond, Sir, Peter Roy Maxwell* June 2nd, 1894
† March 27th, 1945
Plot: Panel 264 

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Dinwoodie, Hubert* March 24th, 1896
† August 28th, 1968

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Dempsey, Miles Christopher* December 15th, 1896
† June 5th, 1969

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Duff, George Marmion* July 2nd, 1900

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Dewhurst, Ronald Hugh* October 10th, 1905
† January 29th, 1990

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Dunlop, Ernest Edward "Weary"* July 12th, 1907
† July 2nd, 1993

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Davies, Bert* May 17th, 1910
† July 14th, 1980

Drury, Robert Esmond Hill* September 16th, 1910
† May 1988

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Dunn, Patrick* June 9th, 1913

Derrick, Thomas Currie* March 20th, 1914
† May 23rd, 1945
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Duigan, Brian Lawless* November 15th, 1914
† 1972

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Donaldson, Arthur Hay* January 9th, 1915
† October 5th, 1980

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Demozay, Jean-Francois "Morlaix"* March 21st, 1915
† December 19th, 1945

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Drake, Ernest Albert James* April 9th, 1915
† 1996

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Donald, Haddon Vivian* March 20th, 1917

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Downton, George Alban* June 17th, 1918

Doughty, Neville Anthony Richard* April 5th, 1919
† November 12th, 2002

Davidson, Douglas MacKenzie* December 13th, 1919
† January 6th, 1946
Plot: 4 Row: E Grave: 23

Demoulin, Rene Jean Ghislain* May 25th, 1920
† April 6th, 1944
Plot: 12-2 

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Douglas, William Anderson* January 1921
† January 1977

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Duke, Neville Frederick* January 11th, 1922
† April 7th, 2007

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