2018 is the 75th Anniversary of Operation Longcloth, the first of the two Chindit campaigns fought behind enemy lines in the jungles of Burma. We are publishing a detailed description of the 1943 campaign based on expert and first-hand accounts. Click here to start.
75th Anniversary Weekend
To formally celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the first Wingate expedition, there will be a memorial service held at the National Arboretum, Alrewas, followed by the Chindit Society’s Annual Dinner at The Village Hotel, Walsall on Saturday 9th June 2018.
The event will commence at 2pm at the National Arboretum, where a service will be conducted in the Chapel, followed by a wreath laying ceremony at our own Chindit Memorial in the Arboretum grounds.
The celebrations will then continue at The Village Hotel in Walsall, (WS2 8TJ) with the Chindit Society’s Annual Reunion Dinner, commencing at 6.30pm. For more information about attending this event, including details for booking rooms at The Village Hotel, please contact our Chairman, Paul Shenton at: firstname.lastname@example.org.