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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Edmonds, Lionel Frank† December 9th, 1941

Eliot, Hugh William† March 4th, 1945
Plot: I Row: F Grave: 20

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Elwin, Reginald Leonard Thomas† September 14th, 2013

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Eisenhower, Dwight David* October 14th, 1890
† March 28th, 1969

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Eather, Kenneth William* July 6th, 1901
† May 9th, 1993

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Embry, Basil Edward* February 28th, 1902
† December 8th, 1977

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Elwell, Paul Bingham* 1910
† October 8th, 1962

Eastman, William Marsden* October 26th, 1911
† April 8th, 1980

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Eardley, George Harold* May 6th, 1912
† September 11th, 1991

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Everist, Anthony Maurice* October 31st, 1912

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Eaton, Brian Alexander* December 15th, 1916
† October 1st, 1992

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Ellis, Ronald Vernon* February 22nd, 1917
† 1988

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Emly, Richard Walter Francis* May 22nd, 1918
† February 5th, 2007

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Eckford, Alan Francis* 1919
† 1990

English, Ian Roger* June 18th, 1919

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Evans, Bernard Leslie* August 6th, 1920
† September 14th, 2004

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