Africa Star that was awarded to Cameron Hill for his service in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War.
Medal in the shape of a six–pointed star. The obverse side of the medal has a central design of the Royal and Imperial cypher, surmounted by a crown. The cypher is surrounded by a circlet containing the words ‘The Africa Star.’ The accompanying sand coloured buff ribbon has a central red stripe and two narrow stripes, dark blue at left and light blue at right. The colours represent the desert, Army, Navy, and Air Force.
Cameron Clare Hill fonds
[between 1940 and 1943]
1 medal : yellow copper zinc alloy ; 5 x 5 cm
Canada. Department of Veterans' Affairs.
Reference purposes only.
University of Waterloo Library. Special Collections & Archives. Cameron Clare Hill fonds. Africa Star. GA424-6-47.