Three soldiers and a retired officer from the Brigade of Gurkhas were granted honours in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2015.
The honours, announced on 12 June 15, included three Commander Land Force’s Commendations and an OBE:
Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Brigadier John Anderson (Chairman Gurkha Brigade Association) – in recognition of his service with the Gurkha Brigade and its associations.
Commander Land Force’s Commendation
1. SSgt Vinodkumar Shrestha QG Signals (2 Sig Gp, 11 Sig Regt) – in recognition of his service with the Queen’s Gurkha Signals Association as the Gurkha Secretary and Gurkha Support Worker for local Veteran Contact Point VCP) in Nuneaton and Warwickshire.
2. Sgt Khagendra Tamang QG Signals (246 Gurkha Signal Squadron, 2 Signal Regiment) – in recognition of his outstanding performance on shooting for the last twelve years.
3. Sgt Sajan Limbu RGR (2 RGR A Coy) – in recognition of his outstanding effort that was shown during OP COMET (Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014)
Colonel BG, Col James Robinson congratulates everyone for their great achievement on behalf of all ranks Brigade of Gurkhas