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Wingate

Orde (Charles) . 1903--44, British soldier. During World War II he organized the Chindits in Burma (Myanmar) to disrupt Japanese communications. He died in an air crash
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A Paphos resident has just returned to Cyprus after being invited to Clarence House in London to have tea with Prince Charles, as recognition of his services with the Chindits, the famous special forces unit which fought under Major General Orde Wingate in Burma during World War II.
MORE than two and a half tonnes of rubbish was collected during a community clean-up campaign in Wingate.
April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Babson Capital Management, a global asset management firm with more than $217 billion in assets under management, today announced it provided subordinated debt and made an equity co-investment to support Wingate Partners portfolio company Dunn Paper Inc.
General "Hap" Arnold and Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten lead the list, with brilliant, if eccentric, British Brigadier Orde Wingate close behind.
Western Refining has signed a deal to acquire the 25,000 barrel per day (bpd) idled Wingate Fractionation Plant in Gallup, New Mexico from ConocoPhillips Company.
This inspiring story of David Wingate bringing the Bermuda Petrel (known also as cahow) back from presumed extinction is one of devotion and sacrifice.
announced that William 'Trey' Wingate III, PE has been selected as the 2014 Engineer of the Year in Private Practice by the Georgia Engineering Alliance (GEA) and the 2014 Georgia Engineers Week Planning Committee (E-Week).
Wingate said: "The debate over airport expansion in the south-east is not just about what is good for London - it is about delivering economic benefits, more affordable travel and greater connectivity for passengers throughout the UK.
In February 1943, the famed Operation Longcloth began, with 3,000 Chindits, led by Wingate.
Non-league Wingate and Finchley had only six players left in the Ryman Premier League clash against Thurrock after Wingate's Armet Rifat and Ronayne Marsh-Brown were both dismissed for dangerous play while three of their teammates were sent of the field for misdemeanours ranging from handballs to abusing the referee, the Sun reports.
After weeks of reports about tainted drugs, brain infections and deaths, Gary Wingate worries people may have the wrong impression about compounding pharmacies.
CASE FACTS: Fifty Three year-old Theresa Pitts was admitted as a patient at Wingate at Brighton Nursing Home (Wingate) suffering from numerous serious medical conditions, including a brain disorder .