Official Association of Britain’s Brigade of Gurkhas

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Rifleman Sachin Limbu

02nd Jan 2012

It is with great sadness that we record the death of Rifleman Sachin Limbu, from 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles (RGR), at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham on Monday 2 January 2012. He died from grievous wounds sustained while serving in Afghanistan in June 2010. Rifleman Sachin Limbu deployed on Operation HERRICK 12 with B (Sari ...

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Rifleman Vijay Rai

15th Oct 2011

It is with great regret that we report that Rifleman Vijay Rai from 2nd Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles (RGR) was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday 15th October 2011. Rifleman Vijay received a gunshot wound when the checkpoint that he and his team were protecting in the Nahr-e-Saraj district of Helmand Province came under insurgent small arms ...

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Warrant Officer Class 1 Somprasad Gurung

19th Jul 2011

12 May 1969 - 19 July 2011 | Died in Service Gurkha Staff & Personnel Support Company It is with great sadness that we record the death of Warrant Officer Class 1 (WO1) Somprasad Gurung GSPS, who was serving at the Army Personnel Centre in Glasgow. His funeral took place in Invicta Park Barracks, Maidstone, on 9 August. Colonel Brigade of ...

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Rifleman Suraj Gurung

02nd Oct 2010

It is with great sadness that we record that Rifleman Suraj Gurung from 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles (RGR) was killed in action in Afghanistan on Saturday 2 October 2010. Rifleman Suraj, serving as part of Combined Force Nahr-e Saraj (South), was killed during a follow-up foot patrol after an attack on his patrol base. He was caught in ...

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Sapper Ishwor Gurung

13th Aug 2010

It is with great sadness that we record that Sapper Ishwor Gurung from 69 Gurkha Field Squadron, The Queen's Gurkha Engineers, attached with 21 Engineer Regiment, was killed in Afghanistan on Friday 13th August 2010. On 13th August, whilst constructing a new sangar to increase the protection and security of the soldiers at Forward Operating Base ...

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Rifleman Remand Kulung

12th Aug 2010

Rifleman Remand Kulung, G (Tobruk) Company 1 MERCIAN It is with great sadness that we record that Rifleman Remand Kulung, from G (Tobruk) Company, 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire), attached to the Danish Battle Group, died of his injuries in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham on Thursday 12 August 2010 of wounds sustained in ...

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