2 Royal Gurkha Rifles Imphal Day

Support company from 2 Royal Gurkha Rifles marked the Battle of Honour, Imphal day today on 21st June 2019 at Guardroom, Tuker lines, Brunei

The Battle of Imphal took place in the region around the city of Imphal, the capital of the state of Manipur in northeast India from March 12th June 21, 1944 against the invading Japanese forces. Three battalions of 10th Princess Mary’s Own Gurkha Rifles (10 GR) were involved in the heaviest fighting of the entire Burma Campaign during the Second World War.

The battle honour IMPHAL was awarded to 10 GR (2 Royal Gurkha Rifles antecedent Regiment) and was regarded as one of the hardest battle honours ever earned. The Regiment suffered 184 dead and 820 wounded.