List of Fleet Air Arm Honours and Awards 1939-1945
THE 1939-1945 STAR 
awarded to FAA Personnel
 

 
 
1939-45 Star

TERMS 

The Star was awarded for six months service on active operations for Army and Navy, and two months for active air-crew between 2 September 1939 and 8 May 1945 in Europe or 2 September 1945 in the Pacific. 

BAR 

Battle of Britain: This bar was awarded to those members of the crews of fighter aircraft who took part in the Battle of Britain between 10 July and 31 October 1940. 

RIBBON

The ribbon consists of three equal stripes: dark blue, red, and light blue (representing the navy, army and air force). 

For information on Fleet Air Arm campaign medal rolls and individual awards contact the relevant Armed Services Medal Offices. 

  • Navy: Ministry of Defence, NPP Acs 3 (b) 4, HMS Centurion, Grange Road, Gosport, Hampshire PO13 9XA, UK
  • Royal Air Force: Ministry of Defence, CS Sec 1d, Room F93, Building 256, HQ RAF PTC, RAF Innsworth, Gloucestershire GL3 1EZ, UK
  • Royal Marines: Ministry of Defence, Drafting and Record Office, Royal Marines, HMS Centurion; Grange Road, Gosport, Hampshire PO13 9XA, UK 
  • Merchant Navy: Maritime & Coastguard Agency, Spring Place, 105 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1EG. 
Royal Navy Ministry of Defence Website Royal Navy: Sources of Information. Online information: How to obtain Royal Navy Service Records & Medals

Last Modified: 5 April 2001
 

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