9 results found for: Arakan

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SUTCLIFFE, Douglas H (#235)

…& CHINDITS (into BROADWAY), the 81st WEST AFRICAN DIVISION (ARAKAN), GURKHAS (CHOWRINGHEE), IMPHAL, KOHIMA etc in BURMA from HUDSONS & DAKOTAS, food, ammunition, guns, tank tracks & parts, mules & many other items, FLYING OUT with CASUALTIES; lost many good friends on 62 SQN; also Anthony Eden’s elder son, Simon,…

CHOWDRI, Abdul Bashir (#228)

…in his GUNNERY & MINESWEEPING service the EAST INDIES FLEET ESCORT FORCE inc.37th MS FLOTILLA for CONVOYS & DEFENCE then BURMA OFFENSIVE. Operations in ARAKAN, the RAMREE ASSAULT 21Jan45, AKYAB, LETPAN & 2nd & 5th WEST AFRICAN Brigades, later RANGOON; 50 warships in EAST INDIES and PACIFIC FLEETS from ROYAL…

DAVID, W Dennis (#18)

…At 23, he became a wing commander. In the New Year of 1943, following a brief spell commanding No 89 Squadron in the Western Desert, flying Beaufighters, he was posted to Ceylon. He was then promoted group captain and went to the Arakan front in Burma as air adviser to…

BRITTON, Arthur W (#305)

…Austers and even Tiger Moths coming into the small strips supporting the Chindits and the Arakan Campaign. Remembered too at times were the vital ‘cab ranking’ and air support activities from Beaufighters, Hurribombers and also Vultee Vengeances. As would be echoed by more than half a dozen of our signatories…

CARTER, Reginald A (#227)

…3rd CARABINIERS would have 101 Officers, NCOs & Troopers dead and have found out how Japs would not surrender & just had to be destroyed; C SQN’s main battles and frequent intermittent skirmishes progressed via IMPHAL, TIDDIM ROAD, ADVANCE to CENTRAL BURMA, ARAKAN YOMAS and PROME, with vital air supply…

MASLEN-JONES, Edward (#285)

…five AUSTERS – A and C Flights were in the ARAKAN and the ADMIN BOX battle in February 1943, B Flight were at KOHIMA in March 1943 later joined by Sqn HQ and C Flt. The advance down the TIDDIM road, the advance to and crossing of the IRRAWADDY and…

British Army and Commonwealth & Allied Armies

…for ARMY AIR OBSERVATION POST SQNS BURMA 14th ARMY & 20th INDIAN DIV ARAKAN, ADMIN BOX & KOHIMA, Malaya and Java. #167 L Patricia T McDOWELL Captain L Patricia T McDOWELL [No. 166: Svein Heglund]’s wife to be. CANADIAN ARMY NURSE, praises Lady Astor’s help, the CANADIAN HOSPITAL & CASUALTY…

Naval & Naval Air

…SINKINGS Representing FAA , FIREFLIES & HELLCATS #228 Abdul Bashir CHOWDRI Able Seaman Abdul Bashir CHOWDRI, RIN MINESWEEPING & GUNNERY, EAST INDIES FLEET, 37th MS FLOTILLA, Burma, ARAKAN, RAMREE, AKYAB, 2nd & 5th W AFRICAN BDES Representing Muslim INDIAN NAVY servicemen #163 Finn CLAUSEN Finn CLAUSEN (Noreiger) ‘ARTHUR’, Tirpitz attempts,…

Royal Air Force and Commonwealth & Allied Airforces

…HORNET 18Apr42, bombed Tokyo, 14hrs+ bale out in China; India B-24, US C-54 #235 Douglas H SUTCLIFFE Flight Lieutenant Douglas H SUTCLIFFE RAF W A/G, INDIA, BURMA, 3.5 yrs Bombing, AIR DROP, Casevac XIVth ARMY, 81st W.AFR DIV, CHINDITS, GURKHAS; IMPHAL, KOHIMA, BROADWAY, ARAKAN HUDSON/DAKOTA 139 & 62 SQNs #66…

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