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James Leasor

James Leasor

Writer. Born in Erith, Kent. During WW2 he served in Burma where he spent eighteen hours adrift in the Indian Ocean after his ship was torpedoed. After the war he joined the Daily Express and becam...

Person, Literature, Burma

1 memorial

Lord Louis Mountbatten

Lord Louis Mountbatten

Admiral of the Fleet. 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. Grandson of Queen Victoria and uncle of Prince Philip. Born Frogmore House, Windsor. Important commander in WW2. Supervised the transfer of powe...

Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration, Tragedy, Burma, Germany, India, Ireland, Pakistan

5 memorials

George Orwell

George Orwell

George Orwell was born in Bengal as Eric Arthur Blair, his father was a British colonial civil servant. Joined the Indian imperial police in Burma but left in 1927 and decided to become a writer. ...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Literature, Seriously Famous, TV & Radio, Bengal, Burma, France, India, Spain

11 memorials

Saki

Saki

Hector Hugh Munro was born on 18 December 1870 in Akyab, Burma (now called Sittwe, Myanmar). He adopted the pen name of Saki in 1900. He travelled widely and was in Sarajevo, Serbia (now Bosnia an...

Person, Literature, Burma, Serbia

1 memorial

Viscount William Slim OBE

Viscount William Slim OBE

Field Marshal. Born near Bristol, brought up in Birmingham. Fought and was wounded in WW1. 14th Army Burma, 1943 - 1945, recaptured Burma from the Japanese in WW2. 1953 - 1960 Governor General of A...

Person, Armed Forces, Australia, Burma

2 memorials

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