Official Association of Britain’s Brigade of Gurkhas

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Roll of Honour – Since 1995

16th Oct 2014

Listed below are the Gurkhas who have fallen whilst in service to the Brigade. We honour their memories and salute the brave soldiers who no longer stand amongst us. The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example. - Benjamin Disraeli, former British Prime Minister

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Corporal Jayaram Puri

09th Mar 2014

Corporal Jayaram Puri On 9 March 2014, Corporal Jayaram Puri was involved in a Road Traffic Accident whilst on duty. He was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham where, sadly, he died from his injuries. Corporal Puri was born on 23rd April 1985 in Chabahil, Kathmandu, Nepal. After successfully graduating from Manakamana Boarding ...

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Rifleman Aman Gurung

25th Jul 2013

Rifleman Aman Gurung 2 RGR 21171629 Rfn Aman Gurung was born on 7 November 1987 in the village of Mauja, in the district of Kaski, West Nepal. He joined the British Army on 5 December 2005 and completed his basic recruit training in Gurkha Company, ITC Catterick from January to October 2006. Following his passing out he joined A (Amboor) Company, ...

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Lieutenant Drummond Baxter

30th Oct 2012

Lieutenant Edward Drummond-Baxter Lieutenant Edward Drummond-Baxter deployed to Afghanistan on 30th September 2012 as Platoon Commander of 1 Platoon, A (Delhi) Company, 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles (1 RGR), attached to 40 Commando Royal Marines as part of Transition Support Unit Nahr-e Saraj. He was based in Checkpoint Prrang in the ...

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Lance Corporal Siddhanta Kunwar

30th Oct 2012

Lance Corporal Siddhanta Kunwar 1 RGR Killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday 30th October 2012 Lance Corporal Siddhanta Kunwar deployed to Afghanistan on 3rd October 2012 as a Sniper Section Commander in the acting rank of Lance Corporal. He was serving with A (Delhi) Company, 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles, attached to 40 Commando Royal Marines ...

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Lance Corporal Gajbahadur Gurung

27th Jan 2012

A soldier described by colleagues as a "true Gurkha in body and spirit" has been killed while on patrol in Afghanistan. Lance Corporal Gurung was serviing with 1st Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment as part of of Combined Force Nahr-e Saraj (North). He was part of an ISAF foot patrol to disrupt insurgent activity in the Khar Nikah region of the ...

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