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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Lyall, Graham Thomson* March 8th, 1892
† November 28th, 1941
Plot: 19 Row: B Grave: 2

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Leigh-Mallory, Trafford* July 11th, 1892
† November 14th, 1944

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Le Bargy, Charles Reginald* September 1st, 1893
† October 25th, 1980

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Lloyd, John Edward* April 13th, 1894
† December 24th, 1965

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Lee-Barber, John* April 16th, 1905
† 1995

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Linton, John Wallace* October 15th, 1905
† March 23rd, 1943
Row: 3 Grave: 72

Lalbahadur, Thapa* February 1st, 1906
† October 20th, 1968

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Lathbury, Gerald William "Legs"* July 14th, 1906
† May 16th, 1978

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Laurie, William* November 8th, 1909
† October 8th, 1996

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Lammer, Ritter von, Alfred* November 28th, 1909
† October 4th, 2000

Lees, Ronald Beresford* April 27th, 1910
† May 18th, 1991

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Leadbeater, Worrall Reginald* August 23rd, 1913
† August 25th, 1992

Lord, David Samuel Anthony* October 18th, 1913
† September 19th, 1944

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Lapraik, John Neilson "Ian"* September 13th, 1915
† March 15th, 1985

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Le Patourel, Herbert Wallace* June 20th, 1916
† September 4th, 1979

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Leith-MacGregor, Robert* August 23rd, 1917
† November 14th, 2008

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Le Roux, Jacobus Johannes* 1920
† August 29th, 1944

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Lafont, Henry* August 10th, 1920
† December 2nd, 2011

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Lassen, Anders Frederik Emil Victor Schau* September 22nd, 1920
† April 8th, 1945
Plot: II Row: E Grave: 11

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Lovell, Peter Wilson* July 1921
† March 1966

Lee, Christopher Frank Carandini* May 27th, 1922
† June 7th, 2015

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