United Kingdom: Africa Star

Ribbon: Sand with dark blue, red and light blue stripes.

Instituted: Unknown.

Awarded: For one or more days' service in North Africa between 10 June 1940 and 12 May 1943; service afloat in the Mediterranean and on Malta also counted.

Obverse Sorry - no picture of reverse
Clasps
8th Army 1st Army North Africa 1942-43
8th ARMY - awarded to members of the 8th Army serving between 23 October 1942 and 12 May 1943. A silver number '8' is worn on the ribbon to denote possession of the clasp. 1st ARMY - awarded to members of the 1st Army between 31 December 1942 and 12 May 1943. A silver number '1' is worn on the ribbon to denote possession of the clasp. NORTH AFRICA 1942-43 - awarded to Naval, RAF and merchant navy personnel serving between 23 October 1942 and 12 May 1943. A silver rosette is worn on the ribbon to denote possession of the clasp.
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