United Kingdom: 1939-45 Star

Ribbon: Equal stripes of dark blue, red and light blue.

Instituted: 8 July 1943.

Awarded: For 6 months service (2 months for operational aircrew) between 3 September 1939 and 15 August 1945 under operational command.

Obverse Reverse
Battle of Britain

BATTLE OF BRITAIN: For aircrews of fighter aircraft engaged in the Battle of Britain between 10 July and 31 October 1940. A silver-gilt rosette is worn on the ribbon to denote possession of this bar.

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