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NGOBurma Star Association
AddressBurma Star Association, 4 Lower Belgrave Street, London, SW1W 0LA
Telephone020 78234273
Emailburmastar@btconnect.com
Websitewww.burmastar.org.uk
Background InformationThe Burma Star Association is a military charity, seeking "to promote the comradeship experienced in the bitter fighting in the jungles of Burma, and also to set up a welfare organisation so that members and widows in need can be given poverty assistance in times of ill-health or other debilitating circumstances." It was established following the Second World War, under the guidance of Lord Louis Mountbatten and Field Marshal Lord Slim, with a membership of those British military personnel who served in the Burma campaign. Charity no. 1043040. Source: www.burmastar.org.uk
Year Created1951
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KeywordsSocial care; War, conflict and pacifism.
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