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Colonel Commandant Brigade of Gurkhas visit to the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers

11th February 2022

Colonel Commandant Brigade of Gurkhas visit to the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers

The Queen’s Gurkha Engineers were very pleased to welcome Lieutenant General Richard Wardlaw OBE Colonel Commandant Brigade of Gurkhas (BG) to Invicta Park Barracks on the 10th of February 2022.

He was welcomed by Lieutenant Colonel MD Hendry MBE (Commandant QGE), Lieutenant and the Major Kamal Khapung Limbu MVO (Gurkha Major QGE). On arrival he was ushered to Mandir where he conducted a traditional Puja for safety, success and longevity of QGE and BG. This was followed by an update on QGE including Regimental Headquarters QGE’s work to enhance the QGE capability. He then watched the demonstration of Khukuri fighting skills where he had the opportunity to practice for himself with the team. This was followed by a lunch with the members of QGE allowing him to discuss issues and developments with individuals and he delivered some key messages to the team before his departure.

Colonel Commandant Brigade of Gurkhas visit to the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers
Colonel Commandant Brigade of Gurkhas visit to the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers
Colonel Commandant Brigade of Gurkhas visit to the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers
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