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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Fenwick, Ian August 7th, 1944
Row: D Grave: 1

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Freyberg, Bernard Cyril* March 21st, 1889
July 4th, 1963

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Foote, Henry R. Robert Bowreman* December 5th, 1904
November 11th, 1993

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Frost, John Dutton "Johnny"* December 31st, 1912
May 21st, 1993

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Fraser, Walter Ian* 1917
May 31st, 1944
Plot: III Row: H Grave: 3

Frank, Anthony Mutrie* February 2nd, 1917
October 30th, 2008

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Fovargue, Stephen John* May 25th, 1917
January 17th, 1999

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Farnes, Paul Caswell Powe* July 16th, 1918
January 28th, 2020

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Findlay, Walter* March 25th, 1920
July 20th, 1944
Plot: VII Row: J Grave: 3

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Fraser, Ian Edward* December 18th, 1920
September 1st, 2008

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Farran, Roy Alexander* January 2nd, 1921
June 1st, 2006

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