Medal, Military 1939-1945 The Africa Star; Unknown manufacturer; 1945; WY.1995.1...

Name/Title

Medal, Military 1939-1945 The Africa Star

About this object

This Africa Star was presented to Private Thomas Templeton. The Africa Star was awarded for service in North Africa between 10 June 1940 and 12 May 1943.

About the ribbon

The ribbon is pale buff in colour, with a central vertical red stripe, and narrower stripes, one dark blue and the other light blue. The pale buff background symbolises the desert, the central red stripe symbolises the Army, the dark blue stripe symbolises the Navy and Merchant Navy, and the light blue stripe symbolises the Air Force.

The ribbon has a bar on it stating
8th Army.

Maker

Unknown manufacturer

Maker Role

Medallist

Date Made

1945

Period

1940s

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, London

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, metal, silver alloy
inorganic, processed material, metal, copper alloy
organic, processed material, animal, animal product, silk
organic, processed material,vegetal, fibre, cotton

Measurements

h 110 mm x w 40 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War Two

Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

Object Type

awards

Object number

WY.1995.12.2

Copyright Licence  

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