1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles is a regiment of the British Army, forming part of the Brigade of Gurkhas. The Royal Gurkha Rifles are now the sole infantry regiment of the British Army Gurkhas. Like the other Gurkha regiments of the British and Indian armies, the regiment is recruited from Gurkhas, a term for people from Nepal, which is a nation independent of the United Kingdom and not a member of the Commonwealth. The regiment was formed in 1994 from the amalgamation of the four separate Gurkha regiments in the British Army.

Tuker Award 2016

16th March 2017 0
Tuker award 2016 awarded to Lieutenant M F Barney  –  1 Royal Gurkha Rifles (RGR) Lieutenant (Lt) Barney has had an outstanding tour of duty as […]

Nepalese Army Day

28th February 2017 0
The Embassy of Nepal in London hosted the annual Nepal Army Day event on Monday 27th February 2017.  Invited guests on the occasion included various […]

Halong Marathon 2016 – 1 RGR

16th January 2017 0
A team of five from British Forces Brunei pulled themselves together to take part in the annual Halong Bay Heritage Marathon in Vietnam on 26th […]
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