British Commonwealth War and Campaign Medals Awarded to New Zealanders - The Air Crew Europe Star
About the Air Crew Europe Star
The Air Crew Europe Star was awarded for flying operations from United Kingdom bases over Europe between 3 September 1939 and 5 June 1944.
About the ribbon
The ribbon is light blue with black edges, with a narrow vertical yellow stripe on each side between the light blue and the black. The colours and layout symbolise the continuous service of the Air Force by night and day.
Medal Eligibility Rules
The Eligibility Rules for the Air Crew Europe Star can be viewed here.
Clasps and Bars
Two clasps, ‘Atlantic' and ‘France and Germany' were awarded with this medal. When ribbons only were worn on military uniform, a silver rose emblem on the ribbon denoted the award of a clasp.
Order of Wear
The position of this medal in the Wearing of Medals in New Zealand Table can be viewed here.