A Kachin Military Venture
1 Pwe = a festival.
2 Dutva = a chief.
8 A canvas water-flask.
4 Nat = a god ling*
5 The red figures on the Inset Map show the distribution of 333 Kachins who served in Mesopotamia and whose homes I wa6 able to trace.
6 Writing of the first Burmese war, Major Snodgrass, Military Secretary to the Expeditionary Force, says : " Their short swords give them [the Burmese] an advantage at close quarters even over the musket and bayonet."a Burmese War, p. 95.
7 A marble tablet bearing the names of those who died in Mesopotamia has been let into the face of a boulder outside the quarter guard at Sinlum (Bhamo).