Chindit Memorial Reviews
Attended a very poignant service at this memorial yesterday. Eight Chindits were present - all in their 90s. It was a marvellous effort by them to remember their fallen comrades. The Chindit Prayer.... more »
This is a War Memorial in Victoria Embankment Gardens, London, just off of Whitehall which commemorates the Chindit Special Forces which served in Burma during World War II. The memorial was erected.... more »
The Chindit Memorial is a tribute to the Chindit special forces, which served in Burma in the Second World War. The statue is located in Victoria Embankment amongst the many statues, tributes and memorials for those who have contributed greatly tot he United Kingdom. The Chindit special forces where named after the mythical Chinthe, a kind of guardian often seen at the entrances of pagodas and temples in Burma. The sculpture of the chinthe sits atop a 4 metre high plinth. On the front of the plinth is the Chindit badge worn my the unit, and around the plinth is inscribed the names of the members of the unit awarded Vitoria Crosses, as well as the names of the units that made up the Chidits.
Beautiful place to sit and enjoy the wonderful views of London, peaceful and enchanting. Get a glimpse of the great sites of London while you enjoy your lunch or snack and at no cost to you while you sit at the garden.
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