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1st February 2019

World War Two soldier’s hearing loss & his widow’s secret

During World War Two, Gurkha soldier Lalsing Ghale lost his hearing. He was discharged from the Army on medical grounds. But should he have been?

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8th January 2019

“My grandchildren are my vehicle!”

Our staff asked widow Lachimi Kumri Rai why she hadn’t travelled to our Welfare Centre by car or bus…

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17th December 2018

From the jungles of Borneo to the hills of Nepal

After being a soldier for so long, adjusting to a life of subsistence farming back in Nepal was a shock to the system for Thambahadur.

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14th December 2018

New winter clothes for our pensioners

Gurkha veterans and widows were delighted to receive brand new colourful coats to keep them warm this winter

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12th December 2018

A Gurkha widow asked us for help. Watch what happened next.

80 year-old Gurkha widow Nandakali Khatri asked us if her home could be painted. We saw an opportunity for our headquarters staff to get their hands dirty!

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19th October 2018

Our debt of honour to the Gurkhas

Hari Bahadur Chhetri joined the Gurkhas in the midst of World War Two. As he’s grown older, life has become hard for the veteran.

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10th October 2018

Matibahadur Pun: The Nursery Grandfather

Matibahadur Pun served as a Driver in the Gurkhas for nine years. We recently sat down with him to talk about his time in the Gurkhas and his life in Nepal.

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28th September 2018

Our month in pictures

We have had a very busy September at The Gurkha Welfare Trust. Take a look through our gallery to see what we’ve been up to over the month.

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24th August 2018

Captain Bhagtasing Pun 1917 – 2018

Captain Bhagtasing Pun passed away this month in Pokhara, Nepal, aged 101 Bhagtasing enlisted into the Brigade of Gurkhas in…

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15th August 2018

Neighbours by chance, friends by choice

We visit Gurkha veteran Agambahadur often to make sure he’s looked after financially and medically, however, there’s someone else by his side who cares for him too…

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