Burma Star Association
Burma Star Association

Welcome

The Burma Star Association exists to relieve need, hardship or distress among men and women who served in HM and Allied Forces or the Nursing Services in the Burma Campaign of the 1939-45 war or are otherwise entitled to be holders of the Burma Star or Pacific Star with Burma Clasp and for their widows, widowers or dependants.

Latest News

AGM & Photograph Exhibition

To all our members, families and interested people looking at this website we wish you a Happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year.

 

The Association's HQ will be closed from 1200hrs on 20 Dec 2016 until 4 Jan 2017.

 

Emails and answering machine messages will be replied to as soon as possible in the New Year.

 

The Association's AGM has been arranged for the 13 May 2017 at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffs. The meeting will begin at 1100 and will be followed by a Service of Remembrance at our Memorial Grove at approx. 1230.

 

During 2015, the year which marked the 70th anniversary of V-J Day, Wendy Aldiss photographed over 200 allied Burma Veterans in the UK and a small selection in Burma (now Myanmar). Wendy’s father was part of 2nd Division in Burma during WWII.

 

Wendy’s collection of photographs were displayed at the Army & Navy Club from 2 August to 15 August 2016. The exhibition was curated by Karen Holbrook and sponsored by the Burma Star Memorial Fund and ABF The Soldiers' Charity. All who attended were suitably impressed by the photographs Wendy had taken and the way they were displayed. Congratulations to both Werndy and Karen.

 

 

 

When you go home

tell them of us and say,

For your tomorrow,

we gave our today

Lt Gen Slim at Fort Dufferin, Mandalay, in March 1945 Lt Gen Slim at Fort Dufferin, Mandalay, in March 1945
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