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Major General ORDE CHARLES WINGATE

Regiment & Unit/Ship

General Staff

Cmdr. Special Forces India Command

Date of Death

Died 24 March 1944

Age 41 years old

Buried or commemorated at

ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

Sec. 12. Coll. grave 288.

United States of America

  • Secondary Unit, Regiment and Royal Artillery
  • Country of Service United Kingdom
  • Awards Distinguished Service Order and 2 Bars, Twice Mentioned in Despatches
  • Additional Info Son of Colonel George Wingate C.I.E. and Mary Ethel Stanley Wingate (nee Orde Browne); husband of Lorna E. M. Wingate (nee Moncrieff Paterson), of Edinburgh, Scotland. Commanded a special force known as the "Chindits". Awarded the Lawrence of Arabia Memorial Medal by the Royal Central Asian Society, 1943.
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