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Riflemen Nutan Rai and Himmat Rai, injured during Op Herrick 14 describe their experiences during interview with BFBS

Rfn Nutan Rai and Himmat Rai, both from 2 RGR, were injured during Op Herrick 14 on separate incidents when they were deployed there from Brunei. In this interview with BFBS they talk about their experiences BFBS-Nutan/Himmat

Gurkha BFBS interviews members of 10 QOGLR.

To hear the full interview click on the link BFBS-QOGLR

A wall has been erected in Tuker Lines, Brunei in memory of the fallen Royal Gurkha Rifles soldiers on Operation HERRICK.

Major General Colin Boag CBE, General Officer Commanding Support Command (GOC Sp Comd), unveiled the Afghanistan Memorial Wall in Tuker Lines during his recent visit to British Forces Brunei.

 Amid a sombre ceremony, GOC Sp Comd along with the Commanding Officer and Gurkha Major of the 2nd Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles paid their respect and laid wreaths on the newly-erected wall, which had the names and details of the fourteen fallen soldiers from the 1st and 2nd Battalion. The ceremony was attended by the officers and soldiers of the battalion. (Story courtesy of BFBS. For more photos click on BFBS – Afghan Memorial)

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Details of the HQBG Nepal Cup, Employment Fair, Sounding of Retreat and GBA Bhela to be held in Aldershot on Thursday 27th June can now be downloaded at the following links: 
 
 
Please note that Application Forms must be submitted to the ticket coordinators as soon as possible but no later than 13 June 2013.  See details on the Application Form.
 
 

BRITAIN-NEPAL SOCIETY (BNS) – HONORARY TREASURER

 The Britain-Nepal Society is looking to replace their current Honorary Treasurer who is due to retire in the coming year.  This is an honorary position and would probably best suit someone who lives in or within easy reach of London .  At the moment all the BNS committee meetings,  lectures and events other than an annual summer outing take place in London .  With a Membership of approximately 500 members, the financial affairs of the Society are pretty straightforward dealing with; Annual Membership Subscriptions, event accounts and annual grants. 

 If interested, please contact the Chairman BNS, Mr Roger Potter, rmpotter@btinternet.com  who will be happy to discuss the requirements in greater detail.  The closing date for applications is 01 June 2013.

GBA’s Chairman, Brigadier John Anderson talks to BFBS Radio about the GBA’s new website.  To listen to the full interview, click on the link:  GBA Chairman Interview

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