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The star was awarded to all who saw service an any theatre of war against the central powers between 05 August 1914 and 31 December 1915 except those eligible for the 1914 Star.
A bronze four-pointed star, 1.75 inches wide and 2.25 inches top to bottom,
with its uppermost point replaced by crown. Across the face of the star are
two crossed swords, (blades upward) with the blades and hilts protruding
to form four additional points of the star. (The design is the same as the
In the centre is a scroll with 1914-15. This is surrounded by a laurel wreath and on the bottom is the Royal Cypher GV (large G with smaller V inside). Differs from 1914 Star in omitting AUG and NOV.
The reverse is plain.
A suspension ring at the top of the crown is stamped out solid with the
The watered ribbon (1.25" wide), is shaded left to right: red, white, and
Engraved on the reverse are the recipient's number, rank and name for the
The award was authorized in December 1918.
Height 50mm ; Max Width 45mm
This medal is always issued with the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.
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