Chindit Memorial





 Chindit Memorial

The Chindit Badge
Portraying a Chinthe, A Mythical
Beast, Guardian of Burmese Temples
from which was derived the name
Chindits, their motto being

The Boldest Measures
Are The Safest

In Memory Of All Who Fought On The
First And Second Expeditions Into
North Burma 1943 And 1944
With The Chindit Special Force

Formed, Trained And Commanded By
Major General Orde Charles Wingate, DSO

Chindits Came From The Armed Forces
Of The United Kingdom, Burma,
Hong Kong, India, Nepal, West Africa
And The
United States Of America

Air Supply And Direct Operational
Support Was Given By
The Royal Air Force
1st Air Commando Group
United States Army Air Force
10th United States Army Air Force

Victory Was Hastened By The Chindits
Daring Exploits Behind Enemy Lines

His Majesty King George VI
Graciously Awarded The Victoria Cross

Major Frank Gerald Blaker MC
Highland Light Infantry
Attached 3 Bn 9th Gurkha Rifles

Captain Michael Allmand
Indian Armoured Corps
Attached 3 Bn 6th Gurkha Rifles

Lieutenant George Albert Cairns
Somerset Light Infantry Attached
1 Bn The South Staffordshire Regiment

Rifleman Tulbahadur Pun
3 Bn 6th Gurkha Rifles