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GBA MEMBERSHIP

GBA MEMBERSHIP

GBA Membership is open to all former and serving members of the Brigade of Gurkhas.  There is no membership application form and there is no membership fee to be a member of the GBA.  All those who served in any capacity with ...

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Trailwalker 2013 – Gurkha Bhuro Success

Trailwalker 2013 – Gurkha Bhuro Success

Dear Fellow Members of the Brigade of Gurkhas, We did it – your team, the Gurkha Bhuros, completed Trailwalker in excellent time, finishing at 0931 hrs on Sunday 28 July 2013.  We are rather battered, weary and sore, but we ...

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Update on Trailwalker 2013 Gurkha Bhuros’ Team (27 – 28 July 2013)

Update on Trailwalker 2013 Gurkha Bhuros’ Team (27 – 28 July 2013)

Our Gurkha Bhuros' team have suffered a set-back – one of the team has had to withdraw, after several months hard training, with injuries.  Thankfully QGE have been able to find the ideal replacement!    The team are due ...

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Nepalese Ambassador, Dr Suresh Chandra Chalise visits Gurkha Company Catterick

Nepalese Ambassador, Dr Suresh Chandra Chalise visits Gurkha Company Catterick

Nepalese Ambassador, Dr Suresh Chandra Chalise, visited Gurkha Company at ITC Catterick on 16 July 2013.  He was briefed by OC Gurkha Company, Major Rupert Anderson, and then had the opportunity to meet staff and ...

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Col Comdt Bde of Gurkhas visits HQBG

Col Comdt Bde of Gurkhas visits HQBG

On 12th July 2013, Gen Sir Peter Wall GCB CBE ADC Gen, CGS/Col Comdt Bde of Gurkhas paid an official visit to HQBG. After a short discussion with Col James Robinson, Col BG he presented a short brief to all the staff of HQBG and ...

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BISLEY 2013 RESULTS

BISLEY 2013 RESULTS

MATCH 1 – INTER UNIT OPERATIONAL SHOOTING CHAMPIONSHIP A total of 48 units across the British Army took part in the “Match 1” competition, out of which all Gurkha units finished within top 10 and the results are: Units - ...

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GURKHA PROVIDENT FUND (GPF) & EQUITABLE LIFE PAYMENT SCHEME (ELPS)

GURKHA PROVIDENT FUND (GPF) & EQUITABLE LIFE PAYMENT SCHEME (ELPS)

BACKGROUND TO EQUITABLE LIFE PAYMENT SCHEME (ELPS)  In March 1992, a Saving Scheme for serving Gurkhas was set up for members to invest into the fund with the view to receive a cash investment on capital growth at the time of ...

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RGR Shooting Team Wins The Methuen Cup 2013

RGR Shooting Team Wins The Methuen Cup 2013

Big congratulation goes to the RGR shooting team for winning the Methuen Cup 2013 with the overall score of 1323.  [caption id="attachment_2600" align="alignnone" width="221"] Capt Dilip Grg receiving the Methuen Cup 13 from ...

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Gurkha Officers To Ride Across America in the Aid of GWT

Gurkha Officers To Ride Across America in the Aid of GWT

Between 15 July and 28 August RGR officers Jonathan Armstrong and Michael Reardon will cycle, unsupported, 3000 miles across the USA between New York and San Deigo.  The aim of the cycle ride is to raise £5,000 for the Gurkha ...

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Cpl Sombahadur Chantyal 1 RGR wins Queen’s Medal at Bisley 2013

Cpl Sombahadur Chantyal 1 RGR wins Queen’s Medal at Bisley 2013

We are pleased to inform you that Cpl Sombahadur Chantyal 1 RGR has won Queen's Medal at Bisley for the year 2013 - Thulo Shabyash!

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