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Gurkha Recruit Intake 21 trainees were selected in Pokhara, Nepal in February 2021.

They are now under training at the Infantry Training Centre iwith Gurkha Company Catterick and will be there until November 2021 before joining their units or phase two training across the Brigade of Gurkhas.

We will be tracking their journey on this page so please do bookmark it as we update every week or so.

Raising Money for Combat Stress Charity - April 2021

Gurkha Company Catterick started a challenge to mark the Nepalese new Year 2078 B.S. It will attempt to complete 2078km to mark Nepalese New Year 2078 B.S. The event kicked off on the 1st April 21 with the Officer Commanding Gurkha Company Catterick formally marking the start. So far three platoons have completed 207.8km each totalling 623.4 km.
The rest of the distance will be covered in upcoming days up to the 17th April 2021.
The Nepalese New year 2078 B.S. is on the 14th April.
Gurkha Company Catterick Combat Stress charity
Gurkha Company Catterick Combat Stress charity
Gurkha Company Catterick Combat Stress charity

340 trainee Gurkhas arrive in the UK February 2021

Gurkha Recruit Intake 21 arrives in the UK

They were flown on various flights to Manchester Airport in the UK from Kathmandu in Nepal over the last part of February and early March and then travelled by coach to the Infantry Training Centre in Catterick and became trainee of Gurkha Company Catterick. Upon arrival each one was tested for COVID-19 and then a period of isolation took place before they started their Infantry training.

Gurkha Recruit Intake 21 arrive in the UK
Gurkha Recruit intake 21 arrive in the UK
Gurkha Recruit intake 21 arrive in the UK
Gurkha Recruit intake 21 arrive in the UK
Gurkha Recruit intake 21 arrive in the UK

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