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The Queen's Gurkha Signals

The Queen’s Gurkha Signals (QGS) is a regular unit of Royal Corps of Signals, one of the combat support arms of British Army.

The Queen’s Gurkha Signals (QGSignals) is a regular unit of the Royal Corps of Signals, one of the combat support arms of the British Army. Together with The Royal Gurkha Rifles, the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers, the Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment, the Band of the Royal Gurkha Rifles and the Gurkha Staff and personnel Support they form part of the Brigade of Gurkhas. QGSignals was formed during The Malayan Emergency to support the 17th Gurkha Division.

Queen’s Gurkha Signals was formed during the Malayan Emergency to support the 17th Gurkha Division. They are now formed as:

  • Regimental HQ 
  • 246 Signal Squadron
  • 247 Signal Squadron
  • 248 Signal Squadron
  • 249 Signal Squadron
  • 250 Signal Squadron
  • Brunei Signal Troop
  • Nepal Signal Troop
  • Plus a number of small teams supporting the Army around the world
Queens Gurkha Signals
Queens Gurkha Signals

Regimental Headquarters (RHQ)

Based at Gamecock Barracks Bramcote along with RHQ 30th Signal Regiment. Commander QG SIGNALS is also the Commanding Officer of 30th Signal Regiment. They ensure the wider employment opportunities throughout Royal Signals. It also advises Royal Signals, HQ Brigade of Gurkhas and APC Glasgow on the employment of QG SIGNALS within the Corps.

RHQ is responsible for all Regimental matters and issues, particularly Gurkha Welfare and ensuring Regimental ethos and Kaida (traditions) are maintained. RHQ QG SIGNALS is also responsible for organising events such as sport the Regimental birthday parade and annual reunion, Trailwalker UK, attestation and commissioning parades and the religious and other Nepali festivals celebrated each year within the regiment.

RHQ is also responsible for the introduction of new recruits into the Regiment.

Visit the British Army Website page about the Queen's Gurkha Signals

British Army website

Queen’s Gurkha Signals Association

President Major General J J Cole OBE
Chairman Lieutenant Colonel M R Complin (Mike) – qgsa@complin.co.uk
Secretary Lieutenant Colonel Yambahadur Rana – yambrana@yahoo.co.uk
Trust Treasurer Colonel R J Watts MBE (Taff)

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