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 photograph )

(Also see: Medals of the Regiments for qualification by regiment for Infantry and Cavalry units.)








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