"They shall not grow old
as we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them
nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them"




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Dedicated to the memory of my father:
14000017 Private Bill "Cocky" Cochrane
No.1 Section. No.1 Platoon. "A" Company.
2nd Battalion. The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) 73 Column 14 Brigade
Special Force
Passed away 20th February 2014:

Lieutenant WILLIAM HENRY BOWIE
who died on Wednesday, 12th July 1944. Age 22

Corporal ALBERT ARTHUR JOSEPH BREWER
who died on Wednesday, 5th April 1944.  Age 23

Corporal MURDOCH "Boozy" BROWN
who died on Saturday, 6th May 1944. Age 33

Serjeant GEORGE PENMAN CHRISTIE
who died on Wednesday, 31st May 1944. Age 26

Private HENRY CHARLES "Charlie" COURT
who died on Tuesday, 8th August 1944. Age 24

Lance Corporal JAMES "Jimmy" DOLAN
who died on Friday, 5th May 1944. Age 28

Private JAMES "Paddy" DOYLE
who died on Monday, 7th August 1944. Age 32

Corporal HENRY OWEN DUNN
who died on Tuesday, 11th July 1944. Age 25

Private ALEXANDER "Eddie" GARROW
who died on Friday, 5th May 1944. Age 27

Gunner MAURICE "Bernie" SLAVEN
who died on Sunday, 6th August 1944. Age 22

Lance Serjeant PETER "Jackie" SOMERVILLE
who died on Monday, 8th May 1944. Age 24




The Legend of Orde Wingate
ROLL OF HONOUR Burma 1944SPECIAL FORCE MEMORIAL, WESTMINSTER, LONDONOrde Wingate and Chindit Commanders etc



SAMPLE CHAPTERS OF "CHINDIT" SPECIAL FORCE BURMA 1944ENLISTED AT 18 YEARS OLD, TRAINING AT BERWICK-ON-TWEEDSECONDED TO SHERWOOD FORRESTERS, PALS, WAR ENDS MESSAGE
MALARIA 9 TIMESLETTERS FROM HOMECHRISTMAS 1944 NEW YEAR 1945 GREETINGS FROM HOME


POEMS WRITTEN BY CHINDITSVICKERS HEAVY MACHINE GUN, BREN GUN, M-1 CARBINEAircraft used in Burma
CHINDIT BRIGADE MOVEMENT SKETCH MAPSOPERATION MAPOPERATION OVERVIEW
CHINDIT OPERATIONS 1944Chindits at Sylhet airfield, India. 27th Troop Carrier Squadron USAAFCHINDITS IN ACTION


111 BRIGADE AT BLACKPOOLTHE INFERNO KNOWN AS BLACKPOOL
CHINDITS IN ACTIONFLYING BACK TO INDIA< CHINDIT PHOTOGRAPHSCHINDIT COLUMN
GLIDER TOWINGBring in the goods, like Father Christmas down the chimney WingateThe Mule in combat


The March on Delhi



1st EXPEDITION 1943 PHOTOGRAPHS
INSIGNIA, RED HACKLE OF THE R.H.RB-24 LIBERATOR, TICKET HOME, DE-MOBBED
Front Line photographsFront Line photographsFront Line photographs


Glider landings at "Broadway" Stronghold

Glider Ops at BroadwayGlider Ops at BroadwayGlider Ops at Broadway



George Alfred Cooper - 1st Battalion Cameronians
Photographs of W.O II David StephenCpt. Bertrand William Stedeford R.E.M.EArthur Wilson R.E attached 2nd Batt Black Watch RHR
Artwork drawn by Sgt Bertram Pratt 1107264  RA attached D Coy. 2nd Batt.Black WatchArtwork drawn by Sgt Bertram Pratt 1107264  RA attached D Coy. 2nd Batt.Black WatchChindit Old Comrades Rally 1948




ROLL OF HONOUR Tobruk North Africa-2nd Battalion Black Watch RHRMY VISIT TO EL ALAMEIN 1979Father-in-Law



HMSO 1945
COLOUR: Mark Dunn

Information about this photograph suppied by:
M E Williams (Captain. Ret'd. 2 KORR)
No 1 Platoon, 41 Column.2nd Battalion King's Own Royal Regiment of 111 Brigade, 1944 campaign
left front - Denny Dennison; centre - Mike Shere; right front - Sgt Guy, Platoon Sergeant, No 1 Platoon; rear centre - Stan Berry, batman to Lt J D Harrison who is half hidden behind the soldier Mike Shere. Amongst the presently surviving Chindits of my Battalion is a Corporal who was the NCO i/c No 2 Section of No 1 Platoon who ages ago confirmed the above.



Two extremely interesting and informative articles by:
Mark P. Zaitsoff  MAJ, EN – USAR (Ret)
Copyright and used with permission

Gliderborne Engineers during OPERATION THURSDAY

Engineers by Glider to Myitkyina



H.G Lambert
7th Batt. Leicestershire Regiment
47 Column, 14 Brigade

Frank Young's chindit website



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14th USAAF 27th Troop Carrier Squadron  C.B.I 1944-5

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