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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Bentley, Alfred Mulock† July 22nd, 1999

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Burnett, Robert Lindsay "Bob"* July 22nd, 1887
† July 2nd, 1959

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Barry, Claud Barrington* January 17th, 1891
† December 27th, 1951

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Browning, Frederick Arthur Montague "Boy"* October 20th, 1896
† March 14th, 1965

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Boyd, Owen Tudor* August 30th, 1899
† August 5th, 1944
Plot: C Grave: 30

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Britton, Albert Henry* January 5th, 1901

Bartram, William George* June 1905
† December 1963

Bond, John Dorfling* September 30th, 1906

Barnett, John Patrick* November 23rd, 1908
† November 13th, 1992

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Branston, Charles Henry* August 5th, 1910

Brown, Mark Henry "Hilly"* October 9th, 1911
† November 12th, 1941
Plot: III Row: G Grave: 24

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Bilton, Arthur* December 25th, 1911
† December 25th, 1986

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Broom, William* May 13th, 1912

Burnand, Lewis George* May 14th, 1913
† August 14th, 1949

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Bridge, John* February 5th, 1915
† December 14th, 2006

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Beveridge, Charles* June 7th, 1915
† December 18th, 1984

Bary, Ronald Edward* June 9th, 1915
† April 12th, 1945
Plot: VIII Row: D Grave: 21

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Burke, Cornelius* September 2nd, 1916
† April 25th, 1999

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Betty, Thomas Victor* September 23rd, 1916
† May 29th, 2001

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Brickhill, Paul Chester Jerome* December 20th, 1916
† April 23rd, 1991

Berry, Ronald "Ras"* May 3rd, 1917
† August 13th, 2000

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Bartosik, Czeslaw Jozef "Joe"* July 20th, 1917
† January 14th, 2008

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Beeley, John* February 8th, 1918
† November 21st, 1941
Plot: 10 Row: E Grave: 4

Brooke-Smith, Francis Haffey* September 21st, 1918
† December 3rd, 1952

Banwell, Keith Deamer "Tex"* October 8th, 1918
† July 25th, 1999

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Bakalarski, Franciszek "Frank"* January 29th, 1919
† January 10th, 2013

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Bamberger, Cyril Stanley "Bam"* May 4th, 1919
† February 3rd, 2008

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Blackwell, Arthur Frederick* August 10th, 1919
† February 3rd, 2006

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Berry, Joseph* February 28th, 1920
† October 2nd, 1944

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Bing, Leslie Patrick Sandford "Pat"* July 28th, 1920
† September 9th, 2011

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Bates, Edwin* February 11th, 1921
† March 31st, 1944

Byrne, John Vincent "Jack"* April 1st, 1921
† January 10th, 2007

Bates, Trevor Harry* May 16th, 1921
† April 27th, 2008

Boon von Ochssée, Jan Gijsbert* July 25th, 1921
† October 20th, 1999

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Burton, Richard Henry* January 29th, 1923
† July 11th, 1993

Brigden, Robert Oliver* February 4th, 1923
† September 1st, 1944

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