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Rifleman Manisdeep Thapa

10th Dec 2007

Rifleman Manishdeep Thapa You were an inspiration to us all. We will never forget you and our thoughts will always be with you.' (Fellow Vehicle Mechanic -Cpl Indrobahadur Saru) In Rifleman Manishdeep Thapa the 1st Battalion the Royal Gurkha Rifles has lost a true friend, a supportive colleague, and a highly valued member of the Gurkha family. ...

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Major Alexis Roberts

04th Oct 2007

Maj A M Roberts Maj Alexis 'Lex' Roberts was commissioned into the RGR in December 2000. He completed Platoon Commanders Battle Course and then joined 1 RGR in Brunei in March 2007, In February 2002 he attended the Standard Language Profile Level 2 in Nepali, passing with a Distinction. He deployed with 1 RGR to Bosnia in October 2003, ...

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Corporal Rajbir Rai

24th Apr 2004

21169222 Corporal Rajbir Rai 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 ...

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Captain (QGO) Benuprasad Limbu

25th Dec 2003

  551931 Captain (QGO) Benuprasad Limbu died on December 2003 at the Medway Maritime Hospital in am, England. He unexpectedly collapsed and died out on a training march of a heart related illness. He was enlisted into the Brigade of Gurkhas on 24 February 1982 at Dharan. On completion of his recruiting he was awarded Champion Recruit ...

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Lance Corporal Bhadrasing Limbu

25th Aug 2003

21168515 Lance Corporal Bhadrasing Limbu died on 25 August 2003 at Brecon War Memorial Hospital, Wales. He had been suffering from a very rare type of lung cancer. He was enlisted into the Brigade of Gurkhas on 22 May 1990 at Pokhara. On completion of his recruit training, he joined the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers in Hong Kong and qualified as ...

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Lance Corporal Lilbahadur Thapa

26th Jul 2002

21168090 LCpl Lilbahadur Thapa 1 RGR LCpl Lilbahadur who has passed away aged 33, was a well liked, cornerstone of C Company 1 RGR, who will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He was tragically killed on the 26th July 2002 while trying to help members of his family with a faulty well. LCpl Lil enlisted into the British Army on the 18th ...

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