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General Officer Commanding Regional Command awards staff in British Gurkhas Nepal

19th May 2022

General Officer Commanding Regional Command awards staff in British Gurkhas Nepal

Major General David Eastman MBE, General Officer Commanding (GOC) Regional Command, has been visiting locations and staff in Nepal across a series of events organised by British Gurkhas Nepal (BGN).

On the 18th of May he was received by Lieutenant Colonel Simon Townsend, Deputy Commander British Gurkhas Nepal (BGN) and Headquarters BGN Officers and Regimental Sergeant Major and then introduced to members of the met with the BGN welfare department and the wives committee before learning about the work and activities they do.

During his visit to Nepal, General Eastman presented awards to deserving staff members of BGN Kathmandu and Dharan who have shown exceptional dedication to their roles and added real value.

General Officer Commanding Commendations

  • Mr Chandrakamal Rasaily – Head British Gurkhas Dharan
  • Mrs Roji Gurung – Defence Section Administrator

Commander Staff and Personnel Support Regional Command (RC) Coins to Regimental Administrative Office (RAO), BGN Kathmandu

  • Major Neil Fidler – RAO (Outgoing)
  • Major Surya Gurung – RAO
  • Warrant Officer Class Two LokBahadur Jirel – Regimental Administrative Warrant Officer
  • Staff Sergeant Saujanya Subba – Financial and Systems Administrator
  • Sergeant Sagar Sherchan – iHub Senior Non-Commissioned Officer
  • Mr Roland Dukpa – iHub Supervisor
  • Mr Dharma Raj Tamang – Regimental Accountant (Finance)
  • Mr Mahendra Thapa – British Gurkhas Kathmandu
  • Mrs Puspa Thapa – Cashier
  • Mrs Deepina Shrestha – iHUb Admin Clerk
  • Ms Rishna Konga – iHUb Documents Clerk

General Officer Commanding Coins

  • Staff Sergeant Samir Malla – Assistant Brigade Unit Welfare Officer BGN
  • Corporal Bimal Rai – Assistant Company Quarter Master BGN

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