British Commonwealth War and Campaign Medals Awarded to New Zealanders - The Italy Star
About the Italy Star
The Italy Star was awarded for operational service in Italy and adjacent countries between 11 June 1943 and 8 May 1945.
This bronze six-pointed star has a circular centre with the GRI/VI monogram, surmounted by the Royal crown, and inscribed 'The Italy Star'. The star has a height of 44mm and maximum width of 38mm.
About the ribbon
The ribbon has five equal stripes of red, white, green, white and red. These three colours are the national colours of Italy.
Medal Eligibility Rules
The Eligibility Rules for the Italy Star can be viewed here.
Clasps and Bars
No clasps or bars were issued for this medal.
Order of Wear
The position of this medal in the Wearing of Medals in New Zealand Table can be viewed here.