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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Casson, John† May 27th, 1944
Plot: IV Row: A Grave: 16

Coomber, William Peter† October 2nd, 1999

Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningh, Andrew Browne* January 7th, 1883
† June 12th, 1963

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Collishaw, Raymond* November 22nd, 1893
† September 28th, 1976

Campbell, John Charles "Jock"* January 10th, 1894
† February 26th, 1942
Plot: K Grave: 171

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Coningham, Arthur* January 19th, 1895
† January 29th, 1948

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Combe, John Frederick Boyce* August 1st, 1895
† July 12th, 1967

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Cullen, Frederick John* August 27th, 1904
† February 15th, 1976

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Campbell, Sydney Peter* May 7th, 1909
† November 8th, 1942
Plot: C7 Row: F Grave: 12

Cracknell, Douglas Aubrey* December 9th, 1909
† 1979

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Clements, Percy Priestley* February 21st, 1910
† October 19th, 1998

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Caldwell, Clive Robertson "Killer"* July 28th, 1911
† August 5th, 1994

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Cross, Kenneth Brian Boyd "Bing"* October 4th, 1911
† June 18th, 2003

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Cotter, John* June 1912

Cox, Frederick Albert* August 16th, 1914
† February 2007

Carruthers, William* October 14th, 1914
† 2009

Cramer, John* January 8th, 1916

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Cutler, Arthur Roden* May 24th, 1916
† February 21st, 2002

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Chandler, Thomas Francis* 1919
† April 5th, 1975

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Craggs, Harold Telfer* August 13th, 1919

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Cole, Robert Bruce* November 11th, 1919
† January 16th, 1956

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Codner, Richard Michael Clinton* 1920
† March 25th, 1952

Couraud, Raymond* January 12th, 1920
† 1977

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Chavasse , Noel Willinc* April 11th, 1920
† 1974

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Crawley, Douglas Edward* September 2nd, 1920
† 1986

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Campbell, John Davies* November 11th, 1921
† July 30th, 2015

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