Corporal Netra Rana received his MBE at Buckingham Palace. He was seriously injured when his vehicle hit an IED south of Kandahar in January 2008. Since recovering he has competed in sitting volleyball competitions and is a GB Paralympian and an Invictus Games medal winner.
He continues as a an active member of the Battalion and support many sporting activities. He recently trained the 1 Royal Gurkha Rifles Ladies Volleyball team for the Brigade Ladies Volleyball competition tat took place during the Brigade Bhela as well.