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This example awarded to James Hook - Trooper.
The Royal Dragoons.
This is a Sarah Jane image (you are welcome to copy)
The star was awarded for one day operational service on land in Italy, Sicily, Greece, Yugoslavia, the Aegean area and Dodecanese islands, Corsica, Sardinia and Elba at any time between 11 June 1943 and 8 May 1945.
There was no bar to this medal
A six-pointed star. 1.5 inches
The star has a circular centre with the GRI/VI monogram, surmounted by a crown and inscribed THE ITALY STAR round the foot.
A small ring at the top of the cross through which a larger ring passes.
The ribbon consists of equal stripes of red, white, green, white, and red. The colours represent the colours of the Italian flag.
Total issued - Can anyone help?
There were 91,000 stars issued to Canadians.
Height 44mm Max Width 38mm
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