The 1914 -1915 Star
Authorized in 1918 for award to those
who saw service in a theatre of war as defined in
Admiralty and Army orders between 5th August 1914 and the
31st of December 1915. Those eligible for the 1914 star were not
entitled to the 1914-15 star.
Personnel entitled to a 1914 or
1914-15 Star would automatically qualify for the
British War Medal 1914 - 1920, and the Victory Medal 1914 -1919.
Description: medal (and ribbon) the same as the
1914 Star apart from the central scroll which now bears the
dates "1914 - 15" ( see:
1914 star and 1914 - 1915 Star comparison
Medals of the Regiments for qualification by regiment for
Infantry and Cavalry units.)