1939-45 star

1939-45 Star

1939-45 star

The 1939-45 star was awarded for service in World War 2. The medal was awarded for operational service between the 3rd September 1939 and the 2nd September 1945.

Naval personnel qualified if they completed six months service, and at least one voyage was made through an operational area.

Clasps: None to Naval personnel.

Note: The 1939-45 star was immediately awarded in the event of death on active service, disability or wounding. Anyone who was awarded a “Mention in Despatches”, also received an immediate award.