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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
Nadeau, Robert   
Nagi, Vikeyienyu   
Nakhoro, Jali Bin 25-07-1943 
Nakoniecznikoff, Przemysław W.00-00-1925 more 
Namdeo, Jadav10-11-192102-08-1984 
Napier, Arthur Edward 14-08-1944 
Napier, Lawrence Egerton Scott00-02-189600-08-1969more 
Neale, John Alfred   
Neale, Peter Walter James 00-00-1999 
Neall, Oliver Zachariah00-00-190800-02-1999more 
Nedved, Vladimir27-03-191731-12-2012more 
Nelson, John Edward Toole21-05-1902  
Neumann, de, Bernard Peter18-09-191716-09-1972more 
Newman, Augustus Charles19-08-190426-04-1972more 
Newnham, Lanceray Arthur03-08-188918-12-1943more 
Newton, William Ellis08-06-191929-03-1943 
Nicholls, Arthur Frederick Edward08-02-191111-02-1944 
Nicholls, Harry21-04-191811-09-1975 
Nicolson, Eric James Brindley29-04-191702-05-1945more 
Nicolson, Hugh St. Lawrence  more 
Nielsen, Erik Hersholt24-02-192404-09-2008 
Nielsen, Helge Vemer   
Nixon, Herbert Sidney 00-02-1965 
Nixon, Thomas Reginald 20-02-1944 
Nolan, Edward Patrick05-05-191506-02-1998 
Norman, Frederick George00-00-1910  
Norman, William James 11-12-1940 
Norris, Robert Wilson G.   
North-Lewis,Christopher David "Kit"13-03-191825-03-2008more 
Northey, Francis Philip00-00-192210-04-2007 
Norton, Gerard Ross07-09-191529-10-2004more 
Notley, Harold Graham26-06-1919 more 
Nuttall, Squire 00-03-1991 
Nyunt, Saw Tha   

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