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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
Eadie, George Fraser20-07-191711-08-2003more 
Eagleton, Ronald Edward03-03-192013-04-1945 
Eames, Erick Jack   
Eardley, George Harold06-05-191211-09-1991more 
East, Horace Ernest04-04-191503-01-1998 
Easter, Leonard Albert01-06-1922 more 
Eastman, William Marsden26-10-191108-04-1980more 
Eather, Kenneth William06-07-190109-05-1993more 
Eaton, Brian Alexander15-12-191601-10-1992more 
Eaton, George Andrew 01-03-1945more 
Eckford, Alan Francis00-00-191900-00-1990 
Edmond, Ronald  more 
Edmonds, Lionel Frank 09-12-1941 
Edwards, Edward Wallace   
Edwards, Ivor Herbert  more 
Edwards, James Keith O'Neill23-03-192007-07-1988 
Edwards, Robert Lesley10-11-191226-08-1940 
Edwards, T.   
Eliot, Hugh William 04-03-1945more 
Ellacombe, John Lawrence Wemyss28-02-192011-05-2004 
Ellenby, Malcolm Richard   
Elliott, Leslie Norman   
Ellis, Ronald Vernon22-02-191700-00-1988more 
Elwell, Paul Bingham00-00-191008-10-1962 
Elwin, Reginald Leonard Thomas 14-09-2013more 
Emberg, Ronald John 00-00-1991more 
Embry, Basil Edward28-02-190208-12-1977more 
Emly, Richard Walter Francis22-05-191805-02-2007more 
Engbrecht, Peter00-00-1923 more 
English, Ian Roger18-06-1919 more 
Ensor, Maechel Anthony "Mick"05-01-1922 more 
Ensor, Weiland Fairfax 15-10-1942 
Etheridge, Albert Edward06-05-191627-05-1991more 
Evans, Bernard Leslie06-08-192014-09-2004 
Evans, William David Douglas   
Everist, Anthony Maurice31-10-1912 more 
Evill, Douglas Claude Strathern08-10-189222-03-1971more 
Evrard, Paul Jules Noel09-09-192004-11-1943