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Burma Star Asociation
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Burma Star Asociation

Picture taken autum 1979 when Burma Star Association was formed in Kirkwall and was known
then as Orkney, Caithness & Sutherland Branch.

Most of members ex 226. The colours were laid up in St Magnus Cathedral Sunday 24th August 1997.
All branches in Scotland are now closed except Aberdeen Branch.
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Picture added on 14 September 2009 at 18:34
Comments:
I was briefly in Dacca, East Bengal at Christmas 1945 when the lads of Orkney T A came out of Burma. I remember Jim Dowel and Bulldog Robinson, a Linklater from Stenness and others I forget. I was Royal Signals stationed at Chittagong. We had an enjoyable evening with a few bottles of the very strong Black Horse beer.
Added by Tom Scott on 15 September 2009
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Kirkwall

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