The Chindit Memorial was unveiled on 16th October 1990 by HRH The Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh.
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 And 1st Air Commando Group United States Army Air Force
And 10th United States Army Air Force
Victory was hastened by The Chindits Daring Exploits Behind Enemy Lines...