Three new Gurkha officers commissioned

Three young officers were welcomed to the ranks of the Brigade of Gurkhas at the Sovereign’s Parade at RMA Sandhurst today, including the Sword of Honour Recipient – Officer Cadet Barney.

The three cadets, OCdt Barney, OCdt Reeve (who won the John Peile Prize for sporting achievements), and OCdt Hunter, received their commissions and will join the ranks of 1 and 2 RGR.

The Chief of General Staff (CGS)/Col Comdt Bde of Gurkhas General Sir Peter Wall GCB CBE ADC Gen, who presided over the 175th Sovereign’s Parade, congratulated all of the cadets calling it a “proud day for the Army.”

Ocdt Reeve  said: “I’m really looking forward to posting with the brigade, and with G200 coming up it’s a very special time.”

 

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