About the Gurkhas

Who are they

The Gurkhas are soldiers from Nepal who are recruited into the British Army, and have been for the last 200 years. Gurkhas are known to be as fearless in combat as they are good natured in daily life.

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Reasons to remember

Roughly 19,000 Gurkha soldiers have died during the many wars they've fought at Britain's side. Many thousands more have been wounded, and more still have returned to a life of hardship in Nepal. Here are 11 reasons to remind you just why the Gurkhas deserve our support...

Reasons to remember

Gurkhas Today

Today, the Gurkha soldiers remain an important part of the British Army. In recent times, Gurkhas have served in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the Falklands and Gulf Wars. Peacekeeping missions have also taken them to Kosovo, Bosnia, East Timor and Sierra Leone. They remain renowned for their loyalty, professionalism and bravery.

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News
21 Sep 2020
Look back: Prince Harry reunites with a Gurkha hero

Back in 2016, Prince Harry, who served with Gurkhas during his tour of Afghanistan, visited some of our earthquake response…

The Gurkha Welfare Trust Read
News
18 Sep 2020
Read our latest Samachara newsletter

Catch up on our latest Samachara newsletter out today and read about Gurkha veteran Rifleman Dhandal Limbu and his service…

The Gurkha Welfare Trust Read
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