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15th August 2019

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.

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9th June 2019

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…

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17th September 2018

The Gurkha regiments explained

Our simplified guide to the Brigade of Gurkha’s complex regimental system.

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8th December 2017

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,…

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1st November 2017

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…

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11th February 2015

On Selling Soap: the original Appeal

A look back at the Trust’s genesis over forty years ago

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10th November 2014

Remembrance Day 2014

As we remember all veterans, so our thoughts turn to the Gurkhas

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