1939-45 Star (Battle of Britain Clasp)

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this medal, without a clasp, was awarded for service in the Second World War between 3rd September 1939 and 2nd September 1945 to members of the Royal Navy with six months service afloat in areas of active operations; to army personnel for six months service in an operational command, except for service in Dunkirk, Norway, and some specified commando raids and other services for which the qualifying period was one day. Airborne units qualified if they had participated in any airborne operations and had completed two months service in in an operational unit.
RAF personnel qualified if engaged in operations against the enemy, provided that two months service had been completed with an operational unit. Non-aircrew personnel had to complete six months service in the area of an operational army command, except that service in Dunkirk and in Norway etc, also counted.

Clasp- Battle of Britain- this clasp was only given to RAF crew for action during the Battle of Britain (10th July-31st October 1940)