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Corporal Rajbir Rai

24th April 2004

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On 24 April 2004 Corporal Rajbir Rai was attacked at 1800 hours by a gang in the Kapen area of Kathmandu whilst on Post Operation tour leave and Nepal leave. He was admitted to Tribhuwan University Teaching Hospital but subsequently died due to a severe head injury with acute subdural haematoma.
Corporal Rajbir Rai was enlisted in January 1994 and after recruit training he joined 2 RGR. Since enlistment he had served in Hong Kong, Great Britain, Kenya, Brunei, Sierra Leone, Australia, Indonesia, Bosnia, Canada and Afghanistan.
He is survived by his wife Mrs Bidyadebi Rai and daughter Anusa Rai Aged 3 years.We extend our deepest sympathy to his bereaved
family. (Brigade of Gurkhas and all numbaries of Intake 1994)

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