The Burma Campaign

Official Documents

Unless otherwise indicated, all documents transcribed by the author from files held at The National Archives.

Burma Rifles

6th Burma Rifles, Tavoy, January 1942 – Captain W.R. Andrews Narrative; WO 203/5691

Operations in Tavoy and On Moulmein Aerodrome by Captain N.R. Watts, MC.; WO 203/5691


Burma Auxiliary Force

B.A.F. Disembodiment Certificate, dated 18th June 1946


Burma Frontier Force

"Report on the B.F.F. 1939-1942" by Brig J.F. Bowerman; WO 203/5692

"F.F.1’s Part in the Burma Campaign" by Lt. Col. W.R.V. Russell M.C.; WO 203/5699


Burma Military Police

"Report of [the] Burma Military Police - Period 1941 Dec – 1942 May" by Major H. Chappell; WO 203/5693


Burma Regiment

1st Battalion, The Burma Regiment - "Attack on Winkadat" - Appreciation and Plans - 19th-21st May 1945

Transcripts of the Appreciation and Plans for the Proposed Attack on Winkadat


Formation and Unit Orders

98th Indian Infantry Brigade - Orders for Attack on Mandalay, 11th March 1945

98th Indian Infantry Brigade - Orders for Clearance of Mandalay, 12th March 1945


Royal Armoured Corps

"Interim Report on [the] Churchill Tank - up to 15th May 1945"; WO 172/7142

254th Indian Tank Brigade - Proposed Vehicle Markings and Order of Battle - July 1945; WO 172/7142