Campaign: Italy 1943-45
Branch of Service: British and Commonwealth forces
Description: The six-pointed star has a circular centre with the GRI/VI monogram, surmounted by a crown and inscribed THE ITALY STAR around the foot.
Ribbon: Five equal stripes of red, white, green, white and red (the Italian national colours)
Comments: Awarded for operational service on land in Italy, Sicily, Greece, Yugoslavia, the Aegean area and Dodecanese islands, Corsica, Sardinia and Elba at any time between 11th June 1943 and 8th May 1945.