Major General ORDE CHARLES WINGATE
Regiment & Unit/Ship
Cmdr. Special Forces India Command
Date of Death
Died 24 March 1944
Age 41 years old
Buried or commemorated at
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.