Recruit Intake 2013 Passing out parade

On Friday 4th October 126 Gurkha Trainee Riflemen completed their 39 week Combat Infantryman’s Course at the Infantry Training Centre Catterick.

Following Presentations were also awarded on the day

Trainee Rifleman with the most improved English
30188410 T/Rfn Ngima Dhenduk Bhote        –  2 Platoon

The Fittest Trainee Rifleman
30189105 T/Rfn Mikish Gauchan                    –  1 Platoon

 Champion Shot
30189117 T/Rfn Kiran Gurung                         –  4 Platoon

Commandant’s Trophy
21170734 Cpl Santoshkumar Gurung 1RGR

Champion Section
1 Platoon 2 Section led by Cpl Dibashchandra Limbu 2RGR

Champion Platoon
1 Platoon led by Capt Ganesh Gurung QOGLR

Units Champion Trainee Riflemen

1st Battalion the Royal Gurkha Rifles
30189110 T/Rfn Tejkumar Paija                      –  3 Platoon

2nd Battalion the Royal Gurkha Rifles
30188409 T/Rfn Ajaya Tamrakar                     –  5 Platoon

The Queen’s Gurkha Engineers
30189109 T/Rfn Rupesh Gurung                     –  2 Platoon

The Queen’s Gurkha Signals
30188417 T/Rfn Dirgharaj Gurung                  –  3 Platoon

The Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment
30188421 T/Rfn Suraj Limbu                           –  1 Platoon

The Gurkha Staff & Personnel Support (GSPS)
30189132 T/Rfn Vivek Gharti                            –  3 Platoon

Overall Champion Trainee Rifleman
30188409 T/Rfn Ajaya Tamrakar                     –  5 Platoon

Platoon and Section Military Competitions

Shooting Competition
Winning Platoon –               2 Platoon
Winning Section  –               2 Platoon 2 Section

March and Shoot
Winning Platoon  –               1 Platoon
Winning Section  –               1 Platoon 1 Section

Orienteering
Winning Platoon  –               5 Platoon
Winning Section  –               5 Platoon 1 Section

Cross-Country
Winning Platoon  –               1 Platoon
Winning Section  –               1 Platoon 2 Section

Stretcher & Log Race
Winning Platoon  –               3 Platoon
Winning Section  –               5 Platoon 1 Section

Drill
Winning Platoon  –               5 Platoon

Recruit Intake 2013 – Key Statistics

 Total Enlisted- 126
Gurkha Coy First Time Pass Rate  – 99.2 %
Held back on medical grounds – 1 recruit

Fitness Assessment – (Individual Assessment)

Personal Fitness Test 1.5 Mile (fastest time): 7 Minute 52 Seconds (27% of RI13 achieved 300 Points Club)
Percentage of Trainee Riflemen to attempt and pass AFT (8 miler) at the 1st opportunity: 100%
Percentage of Trainee Riflemen to attempt and pass the ACMT: 100% (60% of Recruit Intake 2013 achieved Marksman)

Language Assessment

Functional Skills (FS) Level 1 (L1) passed 67%
FS Entry Level 3 but FS L1 Speaking & Listening 33%
100% passed the Trade Selection Test.  75% scored above the grade needed to begin RLC Ammo Tech (the most technical) training.

This link will take you to footage of Passing out parade of RI 13

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30188409 T/Rfn Ajaya Tamrakar