Author and illustrator. Born Alfred Edmeades Bestall in Mandalay, Burma. He served in the army during World War 1, transporting troops in red double-decker buses. Following his studies at the L.C.C...
Person, Art, Children, Burma, Wales
Fought in the former British colony of Burma (now Myanmar), primarily between the forces of the British Empire and China, with support from the United States, against the invading forces of Japan, ...
Event, Armed Forces, Burma
Organisation which relieves need, hardship or distress among men and women who served in the British and allied forces, and the nursing services in the Burma Campaign in WW2. Membership is restrict...
Group, Armed Forces, Burma
Formed by Wingate and served in Burma and India in 1943 and 1944 in WW2. Composed mainly of British and Gurkha soldiers trained to operate deep behind Japanese lines using guerilla tactics. Disb...
Actor. Son of an army officer he was born in Burma. The Son of Wilfrid Brambell in the TV series 'Steptoe and Son'. Died Hastings. Not to be confused with Harry Corbett, Sooty and Sweep's handler.
Person, Cinema, Humour, TV & Radio, Burma
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Born: 6/8/1809, 211 years ago
Person, Poetry, Seriously Famous
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