Erection date: 10/10/1990
In memory of Major General Orde Charles Wingate, DSO, 1903 – 1944. Commander of the Chindits. Killed on active service in Burma 24th March 1944.
“A man of genius who might well have become a man of destiny” Winston Churchill.
An important influence in the creation of the Israel Defence Forces and the foundation of the State of Israel.
Unveiled by the Duke of Edinburgh.
Site: Wingate & the Chindits (2 memorials)
SW1, Victoria Embankment, Victoria Embankment Gardens - Whitehall section