Anthony Wieler, 1937 – 2022
Anthony Wieler was instrumental in the founding of The Gurkha Welfare Trust and in organising the Trust’s very first appeal…
History of the famous Gurkhas: a timeline
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.
To this day, they remain renowned for their loyalty, professionalism and bravery.
Read the history of the famous Gurkhas in our timeline.
The founding of The Gurkha Welfare Trust
In the late 1960s a great number of Gurkha soldiers and their dependants or widows in Nepal faced destitution in…
The Gurkha regiments explained
Our simplified guide to the Brigade of Gurkha’s complex regimental system.
Gurkha veteran Baljit Rai
89-year-old Gurkha veteran Baljit Rai lives with his wife Dhani Maya and son Bibadhan in the small village of Bhudrung,…
World War True: The story of Captain Bhaktasing Pun MM
Last week, The History Channel released a video about the Gurkhas as part of their World War True series. As…
On Selling Soap: the original Appeal
A look back at the Trust’s genesis over forty years ago
Remembrance Day 2014
As we remember all veterans, so our thoughts turn to the Gurkhas