Awarded for 1 days service in the North Africa theatre of operations between 10th June 1940 and 12th May 1943.
Those attached to 1st Army or 8th Army were awarded the appropriate clasp to the star, these are denoted by arabic numerals worn on the ribbon bar when ribbons alone are worn.
A third clasp for those who took part in the invasion 1942-43 was also awarded, this is represented by a silver rosette on the ribbon bar when ribbons alone are worn.
For full details on qualification, download the leaflet on World War Two Stars and Medals from our information section.
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