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1939-1945 Star

This star was awarded for operational service from September 3rd 1939 (the day of the outbreak of WW 2) to August 15th 1945 (the day hostilities against Japan in the Pacific ceased). A bar was authorized for fighter crews engaged in the Battle of Britain from July 10th to October 31st 1940.
The badge is a six-pointed star with the Royal Cipher GRI VI in the centre surrounded by the inscription: "The 1939-1945 Star" and surmounted by a crown. The reverse is blank. Recipients are eligible for the other campaign stars of Burma, Italy, the France and Germany Star and the Pacific Star. The ribbon is 1.25" wide with three stripes of equal width coloured dark blue, scarlet and light blue which represent the three armed services.

This decoration could be awarded with the "BATTLE OF BRITAIN" clasp. The clasp was awarded to all those that had flown on at least one operational sortie with an accredited Battle of Britain squadron between July 10th - October 31st 1940.

In 2012 it was noted that a new clasp would be produced for affiction on the 39-45 Star, called the "BOMBER COMMAND" clasp. The clasp can be received from 2013 onward by any person who, during the Second World War, has flown as aircrew for at least one operational sortie with a Bomber Command operational unit.

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NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Gage, Donald Irwin20-01-192012-05-1944more 
Gaisford, Reginald George   
Gaje, Ghale01-07-192228-03-2000more 
Galpin, Dennis Patten   
Gamble, Geoffrey Lee00-00-192000-00-2004more 
Gammell, James Andrew Harcourt26-09-189201-08-1975 
Ganju, Lama22-07-192401-07-2000more 
Gardiner, Michael Gregory  more 
Gardner, Philip John "Pip"25-12-191415-02-2003more 
Garland, Eric Francis00-00-1920 more 
Gatward, Alfred Kitchener "Ken"28-08-191419-11-1998more 
Gaze, Frederick Anthony Owen "Tony"03-03-1920 more 
Gazurek, Igancy16-03-190724-09-1944 
Gear, Alan Walter02-02-191622-05-2003 
Geary, Benjamin Handley29-06-189126-05-1976 
George VI/Windsor, Albert Frederick Arthur George14-12-189506-02-1952more 
George, Andrew00-00-192300-00-1994 
Gerrett, Thomas Desmond22-12-191319-10-2006more 
Gibbs, Eric Leon   
Gibson, Guy Penrose12-08-191819-09-1944more 
Gilbert, Albert Edward06-05-1908  
Gilbert, Leslie Reginald Clark   
Giles, John   
Gillin, Robert Clark "Bob"13-10-191709-07-2006 
Gillman, Ronald Edward  more 
Gilmore, John Louis21-08-1918 more 
Girsham, James A. V.   
Glaser, John Marshall 19-05-1953more 
Gleave, George Derek   
Glen, Arthur Allan02-05-191819-12-1979 
Goddard, Henry Gordon 13-11-1972more 
Godfrey, Valentine Thomas Basil   
Goldsmith, Robert Burrell Frederick Kingslake21-06-190700-00-1995more 
Goldstone, Lionel Stanley00-00-190507-11-1943 
Goldsworthy, Leon Verdi "Goldie"19-01-190905-08-1994more 
Golen, van, Jacob "Jack"18-08-191700-00-1990more 
Golton, James Henry   
Goodman, George Willie James "Benny"00-00-1913  
Gorazdowski, Tadeusz03-04-190725-11-1968more 
Gordon, James Heather07-03-190924-07-1986more 
Gordon, Robert Wilson03-03-1915  
Gordon, Stanley Edward 17-04-1945more 
Gordon-Finlayson, Sir, Robert15-04-188123-05-1956more 
Gorfunkle, Norman05-08-192007-11-1942 
Gosby, Leonard   
Gosnell, Robert Jerram00-00-191100-00-1993 
Gosse, George16-02-191231-12-1965more 
Gott, William Henry Ewart "Strafer"13-08-189707-08-1942more 
Gould, Stephen Edward 01-08-1941 
Gould, Thomas William28-12-191406-12-2001more 
Gower, Philip Edwin10-05-191509-12-1956 
Grach, Henryk Jozef10-03-189716-10-1976more 
Graham, Quintin Dick04-07-189502-09-1968more 
Grant, Cy08-11-191913-02-2010 
Grant, Reginald Joseph Cowan03-06-191428-02-1944more 
Grasett, Arthur Edward00-00-188800-00-1971more 
Gratwick, Percival Eric19-10-190226-10-1942 
Graves, Thomas Kenneth   
Gray Arthur John Douglas   
Gray, Albert Edward 08-06-1943 
Gray, Clifford Kempson   
Gray, Everett John   
Gray, Joseph Butterfield23-12-1919 more 
Gray, Robert Hampton "Hammy"02-11-191709-08-1945more 
Grayburn, John Hollington30-01-191820-09-1944 
Green, Frederick Ernest01-03-191601-07-2001more 
Greenhill, Cedric Alan Sykes   
Greenleaf, Edward John 04-09-2010more 
Greenwood, John Peter Bowtell00-00-1921  
Gregory, Douglas Alexander   
Gretton, Peter William27-08-191211-11-1992more 
Griffiths, Frank Cromwell 00-03-1996more 
Griffiths, John Alan  more 
Griffiths, Leslie John   
Grobelny, Wladyslaw21-05-1919 more 
Grodynski, Marian  more 
Gromoboy-Dabrowicki, De, Tadeusz09-02-190624-04-1979 
Grosvenor, Lawrence Aubrey29-05-1919  
Grove, George Henry17-02-192004-11-2006 
Grover, Alexander, Forman   
Groves, Terrence Alfred Kenneth   
Gubbay, Alan Robert 13-04-1945 
Gubbins, Colin McVean02-07-189601-02-1976more 
Gunn, George Ward26-07-191221-11-1941 
Gunn, William   
Gurney, Arthur Stanley15-12-190822-07-1942 
Gurung, Lachhiman30-12-191712-12-2010 
Gutowski, Michal Mieczysław Wojciech14-09-191023-08-2006more 
Gwilliam, Sydney Burdett   

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