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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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NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
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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 
Gear, Alan Walter02-02-191622-05-2003 
Gerrett, Thomas Desmond22-12-191319-10-2006more 
Giles, John   
Gillman, Ronald Edward  more 
Gilmore, John Louis21-08-1918 more 
Glaser, John Marshall 19-05-1953more 
Glen, Arthur Allan02-05-191819-12-1979 
Goddard, Henry Gordon 13-11-1972more 
Goldsmith, Robert Burrell Frederick Kingslake21-06-190700-00-1995more 
Goldstone, Lionel Stanley00-00-190507-11-1943 
Gordon, James Heather07-03-190924-07-1986more 
Gordon, Stanley Edward 17-04-1945more 
Gosby, Leonard   
Gott, William Henry Ewart "Strafer"13-08-189707-08-1942more 
Gould, Stephen Edward 01-08-1941 
Gould, Thomas William28-12-191406-12-2001more 
Graham, Quintin Dick04-07-189502-09-1968more 
Gratwick, Percival Eric19-10-190226-10-1942 
Gray Arthur John Douglas   
Gray, Joseph Butterfield23-12-1919 more 
Gray, Owen Park05-05-190809-06-1969more 
Gray, Robert Hampton "Hammy"02-11-191709-08-1945more 
Grayburn, John Hollington30-01-191820-09-1944 
Gretton, Peter William27-08-191211-11-1992more 
Griffiths, John Alan  more 
Griffiths, Leslie John   
Grimshaw, George Eric   
Grodynski, Marian  more 
Grosvenor, Lawrence Aubrey29-05-1919  
Grover, Alexander, Forman   
Gubbins, Colin McVean02-07-189601-02-1976more 
Gunn, George Ward26-07-191221-11-1941 
Gunn, William   
Gurney, Arthur Stanley15-12-190822-07-1942 
Guy, Walter John   
Gwilliam, Sydney Burdett