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Gurkha Company Sittang Day 2021

25th February 2021

Gurkha Company Sittang Day 2021

The Battle of Sittang was a part of the Burma Campaign during the Second World War (WWII).

It was fought between 19th – 23rd February 1942. Thus, to commemorate the historical battle which was fought 79 years ago; all serving members and families from the Gurkha Company (Sittang) (GC(S)) conducted a virtual commemoration followed by Second In Command GC(S) Captain Dipakraj Ghale short description of Battle honour day and finally a presentation delivered by Company Sergeant Major GC(S) Warrant Officer Class 2 Basantajung Gurung on 22nd February 2021 to witness ‘Sittang Day’.

Gurkha Company Sittang Day 2021
Gurkha Company Sittang Day 2021

Commanding Officer, Sandhurst Support Unit, Lieutenant Colonel Samantha Hull and Officer Commanding GC(S), Major Shureshkumar Thapa MVO laid wreath at the memorial of those fallen heroes who fought and sacrificed their lives in the Battle of Sittang.

Gurkha Company Sittang Day 2021
Gurkha Company Sittang Day 2021
Gurkha Company Sittang Day 2021

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