Kabul to Kandahar Star

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Kabul to Kandahar Star
Kabul to Kandahar Star obv.jpg
Obvserse of the medal
Awarded by UK
Type Campaign medal
Eligibility British and British Indian Army
Awarded for Campaign Service
Campaign relief of Kandahar, 9–31 August 1880
Statistics
Established 1882
Related Afghanistan Medal (United Kingdom)
HEIC Jellalabad and others ribbon bar.svg
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.[1]

Description[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ United Kingdom: Kabul to Kandahar Star, Medals of the World, accessed 28 December 2010