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The First Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles – Tree planting event

23rd March 2020

The First Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles – Tree planting event

The Royal Gurkha Rifles 'Tree Plantation Project' was held on 20th March 2020 at Sir John Moore Barracks by The First Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles.

A total of 25 trees have now been planted to mark the 25th anniversary of the formation of The Royal Gurkha Rifles. The Royal Gurkha Rifles was formed on 1 July 1994, after amalgamation of four Gurkha Regiments, 2 GR, 6 GR, 7 GR and 10 GR. During this time, battalions of the Royal Gurkha Rifles have taken part in operations in Kosovo, Bosnia, East Timor, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Australia, Iraq, Afghanistan and Malawi. The Royal Gurkha Rifles now consists of three battalions, two of which are based in Shorncliffe in Kent, and the other in Brunei.

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