1914-1915 Star

1914-15 Star (obverse)

The 1914–15 Star was authorised in 1918 and was awarded for service in specified theatres of war between 5 August 1914 and 31 December 1915. A recipient of the 1914 Star could not also be awarded the 1914–15 Star.


The 1914-15 Star may be awarded to those who saw service in a prescribed Theatre of War between 5 August 1914 and 31 December 1915.

The Medal

The 1914-15 Star is a four pointed star of bright bronze, ensigned with a crown. The obverse has crossed gladius, overlaid with an oak wreath that is ensigned with the cypher of King George V. A scroll bearing the legend 1914-15 is centrally placed across the crossed blades.

The Ribbon

The 1914-15 Star ribbon has the red white and blue colours of the Empire, in shaded and watered stripes. The same ribbon is used for the 1914 Star and the 1914–15 Star.


No clasps were issued for the 1914–15 Star.

Web page last updated 15 August, 2013