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Awarded for service between 6 June 1944 and , in direct support of land operations in France, Belgium, Holland or Germany, in the North sea, the English Channel or the Bay of Biscay (service off the coast of the south of France could qualify for the Italy Star, see below).
There was no minimum time qualification for a Merchant Seaman.
The medals were claimed and issued from 1946 to 2002.
Medals were not automatically issued, but had to be claimed by the merchant seaman.
For more information on the Arctic Star and advice on how you can still apply for it, see our guide to Merchant seaman’s medals and honours.
Generally the qualifying service period for the Burma Star could only begin after the 1939-1945 Star had been earned by six months’ service.Generally the qualifying service period for the Pacific Star could only begin after the 1939-1945 Star had been earned by six months’ service.Awarded for service in the Burma Campaign between 11 December 1941 and 2 September 1945.Even if a person had several ‘mentions’, he would only have one emblem.Anyone who qualified for both the Pacific Star and the Burma Star would be awarded the first Star earned.
A merchant seaman had to have served a minimum of 28 days at sea.