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Gurkha Monument Opened in Catterick

26th May 2021

Gurkha Monument Opened in Catterick

On the 25th May 2021 Commandant School of Infantry Colonel Andy Hadfield unveiled the new Gurkha Monument at Gurkha Company Catterick.

The event was marked with a Guard of Honour, represented by section commanders from all Brigade of Gurkhas capbadges.

This marked an historic day for Gurkha Company, Catterick. The Company is very proud to unveil this Monument built by the Company staff from the Queens Gurkha Engineers. The Monument covers the period since 1995 the year when the Training Depot Brigade of Gurkhas moved from Hong Kong to Church Crookham. The names on the brass plate record the names of all those fallen Comrades since 1995.

Gurkha Monument Opened in Catterick
Gurkha Monument Opened in Catterick
Gurkha Monument Opened in Catterick

Gurkha Company’s platoons are honoured with nine different battle honours and as part of Gurkha Company Kaida all platoons will mark their respective battle honour day in front of this monument to remember our fallen comrades, who have made the ultimate sacrifice. The monument will also form part of our effort to educate the young Gurkha Trainees of our rich Gurkha culture and history, which is over two centuries old and passed on to us by our forebearers.

Gurkha Monument Opened in Catterick
Gurkha Monument Opened in Catterick
Gurkha Monument Opened in Catterick

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