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Memorial

Wingate Wingate & the Chindits

Bust: Wingate

Erection date: 10/10/1990

Inscription

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

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Wingate

Information Subjects commemorated

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Chindit Special Force

Formed by Wingate and served in Burma and India in 1943 and 1944 in WW2.   Co...

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Major General Orde Wingate

British army officer.  Born in India to a military family.  One of the founde...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Wingate

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Winston Churchill

Prime Minister 1940 - 45 and 1951 - 55.  Born Blenheim Palace, near Woodstock...

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Frank Forster

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Born at the villa 'Mon Repos', the summer retreat of the Greek royal family, ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Wingate

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Chindits

Unless we missed it, Cairns' name is not included in the Green Park Memorial ...

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