|List of Fleet
Air Arm Honours and Awards 1939-1945
awarded to FAA Personnel
TERMSThe star was awarded for a minimum one day service in an operational area of North Africa between 10 June 1940 and 12 May 1943.
BARSFirst Army: Awarded for service with that army between 08 November 1942 and 12 May 1943. A '1' is worn on the ribbon in undress to denote this bar.
Eighth Army: Awarded for service with that army between 23 October 1942 and 12 May 1943. An '8' is worn on the ribbon in undress to denote this bar.
North Africa 1942-1943: Awarded for service with the navy, air force or headquarters of the 18th Army Group between 23 October 1942 and 12 May 1943. In undress, a rosette on the ribbon denotes this bar.
RIBBONThe pale buff (sand) ribbon has a central red stripe and two narrow stripes, dark blue at left and light blue at right. The colours represent the desert, army, navy, and air force.
For information on Fleet Air Arm campaign medal rolls and individual awards contact the relevant Armed Services Medal Offices.
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