Kabul to Kandahar Star
|Kabul to Kandahar Star|
Obvserse of the medal
|Awarded by UK|
|Eligibility||British and British Indian Army|
|Awarded for||Campaign Service|
|Campaign||relief of Kandahar, 9–31 August 1880|
|Related||Afghanistan Medal (United Kingdom)|
Ribbon bar of the medal
The Kabul to Kandahar Star, also knowns as the Roberts Star or Kandahar Bronze Star was awarded to those troops who participated in the 320 mile march from Kabul to Kandahar in Afghanistan between 9–31 August 1880, under the command of General Frederick Roberts.
Medal is a bronze five-pointed star 62mm high and 48mm wide, suspended by the Imperial Crown.
Obverse: in the middle is the royal monogram VRI, surrounded by the text "Kabul to Kandahar 1880".
Reverse: plain back with the name of the recipient around the edge.
- United Kingdom: Kabul to Kandahar Star, Medals of the World, accessed 28 December 2010