MBEs and MSMs awarded to Gurkhas

The vast achievements of officers and soldiers during the past 12 months and prior has not gone unnoticed, with a total of 64 Army personnel recognised in the 2020 New Year Honours List, published in the London Gazette on Friday 27 December 2019.

London Gazette
New Year’s Honours List 2020 for Gurkhas

This success and recognition of service went to a number of Gurkhas.

Most Excellent Order of The British Empire as Members

  • Sergeant (now Staff Sergeant) Saroj Gurung, The Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment.
  • Major (now a civilian) Jason William Buckley, The Royal Gurkha Rifles.


Meritorious Service Medal

  • Warrant Officer Class 2 (now Captain) Madankumar Jimi, The Royal Gurkha Rifles.
  • Warrant Officer Class 1 Bhojendrabahadur Pun, The Royal Gurkha Rifles.