Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal visited the 3rd (United Kingdom) Division Signal Regiment at Bulford on the 29th of May 2019. Soldiers and officers formed up on parade at Picton Barracks in the presence of their Colonel-in-Chief, marking the reformation of 249 Gurkha Signal Squadron, and acknowledging the Centenary of the Bulford Kiwi Monument.

249 Gurkha Signal Squadron Reformation

The event was also attended by Master of Signals, Lieutenant General Nick Pope CBE, New Zealand High Commissioner, The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae GNZM QSO, serving personnel from the British and New Zealand Signals, their families and veterans.

The reformation of 249 Gurkha Signals Squadron is part of the wider increase in the number of Gurkhas serving in the British Army.