Medal, Military 1939-1945 The Africa Star; Unknown manufacturer; 1945; WY.1995.1...
Medal, Military 1939-1945 The Africa StarAbout 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
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inorganic, processed material, metal, copper alloy
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h 110 mm x w 40 mmSubject and Association Keywords
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