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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
Hackett, John Winthrop "Shan"05-11-191009-09-1997more 
Haidar, Ali21-08-191315-07-1999 
Haine, Richard Cummings06-10-191630-09-2008more 
Haines, Bernard Smith15-04-192306-06-2003 
Haining, Sir, Robert Hadden00-00-188200-00-1959 
Haji, Ahmed   
Hall, Ernest   
Hall, Harold George 12-09-2004 
Hall, Kenneth 01-05-1943 
Halliday, Corrie Alexander25-08-1918  
Halliday, M.N.  more 
Hallowes, Odette "Sansom" Marie Celine28-04-191213-03-1995 
Hamar, Jack Royston21-12-191424-07-1940 
Hamblett, Fred   
Hamilton, Andrew Millar 04-06-1940 
Hamilton-Russell, John (The Hon.)22-04-191119-08-1943 
Hampshire, Keith McDermott10-09-1914 more 
Hampson, Richard Gordon02-05-1921 more 
Hampson, W.   
Handley, Thomas Edward23-09-191410-04-1945 
Hanson, John   
Hanus, Czeslaw  more 
Hanus, Josef11-09-191321-04-1992more 
Harding, Ronald William   
Hardman, James Donald Innes21-12-189902-03-1982more 
Harley (Cheese), Ronald Victor02-08-191919-08-2010more 
Harley, Clyde Mervyn Walter   
Harris, Arthur Travers "Bomber"13-04-189205-04-1984more 
Harrison, Edgar Charles 00-11-2005more 
Harrison, Harry William25-02-191800-05-1968 
Harrison, Harvey William22-05-1922  
Harrison, Joseph "Joe"04-09-190700-00-2000 
Harrison, Norris Mervyn09-10-192425-04-1944 
Harrison, Wilfred   
Harrison-Wallace, Henry Steuart MacNaghten00-07-188324-06-1963more 
Hart, 't, Jaap 27-03-2007more 
Hart, David Lloyd07-07-191727-03-2019more 
Hart, John Henry "Jack"20-12-1917  
Hartley, Robert00-00-1923  
Haw, Charlton00-00-192000-00-1993more 
Hawkes, Geoffrey William00-01-1920  
Hawkins, Leslie William16-11-1919 more 
Hay, Ronald Cuthbert04-10-191622-11-2001 
Haysom, Geoffrey David Laybourne00-00-191700-00-1979 
Hazelgrove, John Robert   
Hazelhoff-Roelfzema, Siebren Erik03-04-191726-09-2007more 
Hearne, Philip   
Heath, Wallis Arnot 00-04-2003 
Heath, William   
Hegman, John Alfred23-06-190415-02-1944more 
Heimes, Leopold30-08-191626-06-2009 
Hemson, Stanley Colin  more 
Henderson, Gordon07-03-191325-06-1943 
Henderson, Robert   
Henderson, Selby Roger24-04-191804-04-1940 
Hennessy, Ralph08-09-191813-06-2014more 
Henzell, John00-00-191804-04-1942 
Herman, Aurel Gustav  more 
Herod, George Edward "Ted"07-08-192016-04-2003 
Herring, Wilfred Stanley "Kipper"00-00-191404-07-1943more 
Hess, Alexander04-05-189810-08-1981more 
Hess, Kazimierz J.02-12-192209-12-1999more 
Hewett, Harold Max29-04-192312-05-1944 
Hewitson, John Loch "Gugu"20-04-1918 more 
Hewitt, Beverley Stevens "Bill"   
Hezlet, Arthur Richard "Baldy"07-04-191407-11-2007more 
Hicken, Arthur james   
Higgins, Martin Anthony "Pat" / "Paddy"23-10-191519-03-1981 
Higgins, Stephen04-12-189018-01-1980 
Higham, Richard00-00-191800-03-1993more 
Highet, John "Ian"09-12-192409-12-1999more 
Hill, Roderic Maxwell01-03-189406-10-1954more 
Hill, Stanley James Ledger "Speedy"14-03-191116-03-2006more 
Hill, William Arthur   
Hillier, George Albert   
Hillock, Frank William   
Himr, Jaroslav17-06-191712-09-1943more 
Hinton, John Daniel17-09-190928-06-1997more 
Hiscox, Gaius Potter  more 
Hoad, Herbert00-00-191000-00-1966 
Hobart, Percy Cleghorn Stanley "Hobo"14-06-188519-02-1957more 
Hobbs, Bruce Robertson00-00-192000-00-2005 
Hobson, Albert "Danny"15-08-192619-06-2001 
Hodgson, Frederick Charles  more 
Hoffmeister, Bertram Meryl "Bert"15-05-190704-12-1999more 
Holden, George Walton16-09-191316-09-1943more 
Holden-White, Harold Vere00-00-191700-00-1999more 
Holder, Paul Davie02-09-191122-04-2001more 
Holderness, John Browning16-11-191115-04-2008 
Holdstock, Peter John   
Holl, Štěpán20-12-191928-11-1985more 
Hollinghurst, Leslie Norman02-01-189508-06-1971more 
Hollis, Stanley Elton21-09-191208-02-1972more 
Hollowday, Vivian13-10-191615-04-1977more 
Hollowell, Kenneth Bruce "Holly"00-00-191600-00-2007 
Holmes, Albert Harold   
Holmes, John Cecil00-00-192106-03-1945more 
Hood, Gerald25-02-192521-03-1945 
Hopewell, William Harry   
Hopkins, Sidney Charles   
Hopson, Donald Charles31-08-191526-08-1974more 
Hopwood, Howell Gaston Lloyd "Bill"   
Horne, Sydney12-01-192422-09-2003 
Horrocks, John25-06-1922  
Horrocks, Joseph   
Horsfield, Kenneth30-09-192018-08-1944 
Horwood, Alec George06-01-191420-01-1944 
Houben, Henri30-04-192011-04-2004more 
Houle, Albert Ulrich "Bert"24-03-191401-06-2008 
Houlton, John Arthur23-09-192216-04-1996more 
Hounsell, Henry-John   
Howard, Basil06-07-191529-05-1945 
Howard, John08-12-191205-05-1999 
Howard-Jones, Geoffrey Markham11-09-191916-12-2015 
Howe, Arthur Douglas30-07-191600-00-1995 
Howe, Norman C.R.   
Howes, Arthur Edwin Stuart "Ted"17-11-191822-02-2009 
Howes, J.   
Hoyer-Millar, Francis Kinglake14-07-191900-07-1993more 
Hubble, Samuel   
Hudson, James  more 
Hudson, Tom   
Hudson-Beck, Cyril Aubrey  more 
Huggett, Frank Arthur John10-02-1912  
Hughes, Frank03-04-191800-00-1979more 
Hughes, Frederick Desmond06-06-191911-01-1992more 
Hughes, John "Jack"   
Hughes, Paterson Clarence19-09-191707-09-1940 
Hugo, Petrus Hendrik20-12-191706-06-1986more 
Hulme, Alfred Clive24-01-191103-09-1982more 
Hume, Walter Henry Frederick15-06-191616-04-1994 
Humphrey, James10-10-1921 more 
Humphreys, Jack David00-10-191902-08-1942 
Humphries, Robert   
Hunt, Edward John Thomas24-06-1896  
Hunter, David McCowan28-08-192221-06-2000 
Hunter, Graham   
Hunter, Thomas Peck06-10-192302-04-1945 
Hutchins, V.J.  more 
Hutchinson, Raymond Dennis   
Hyde, Eric Charles   

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