The Burma Campaign

The Kachin Rifles

1st Kachin Rifles

The 1st Kachin Rifles fought Communist and Army mutineers during 1948.  In February 1949, the battalion's Commanding Officer, Naw Seng, led the battalion over to the side of the Karen rebels.

2nd Kachin Rifles

Raised in 1945, the battalion remained loyal to the Government of Burma during the early civil wars of 1948-1950.

3rd Kachin Rifles

Raised between June and September 1948.