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 02 September 1939 and 08 May 1945 (Europe) or 02
September 1945 (Pacific).
"Please note that the above is only a summary outline of the conditions that apply
to this medal. Additional information and a list of qualifing areas of service are
available from the Honours and Awards Section, Veterans Affairs Canada, 66 Slater Street,
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0P4"
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.
Canadians received 305,000 stars, 88 with bars.
The ribbon consists of three equal stripes: dark blue, red, and light blue (representing
the navy, army and air force).
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