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21st August 2020

In honour of Rifleman Chamar Bahadur Gurung

You may have seen the recent appeal we launched in tribute to the late Rifleman Manbahadur Ghimire. The centenarian passed…

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15th August 2020

VJ Day: A Gurkha veteran’s personal connection

Samsher Gurung joined the Gurkhas in 1941, in the midst of World War Two. He was in Burma when the…

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VJ Day 75: What it means for our pensioners

Today marks a poignant day of remembrance for the Gurkhas On this day 75 years ago, Japan formally surrendered, ending…

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29th July 2020

Kulbir Thapa Residential Home is 10 years old

Ten years ago, the first of our two Residential Homes for Gurkha veterans and widows opened in Pokhara, Nepal. The…

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7th October 2019

The Last Overland have reached Nepal

The Last Overland Expedition famously drove a Land Rover from the UK to Singapore back in 1955.
Filmmaker Alex Bescoby along with the grandson of Tim, an original member of The Last Overland Team, is attempting the same 16,000km journey in the same vehicle, raising money for a number of charities, including us. They’re currently through Nepal and we’ve been delighted to welcome them at our Welfare Centres along the way.

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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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22nd May 2019

Our guide to British Army Medals

Here are just some of the medals awarded to Gurkhas – many of which our veterans still proudly own today.…

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17th May 2019

It’s no longer just money that our pensioners need

Sargeant Buddhi Bal Gurung served with the Gurkhas for 11 years from 1941. Our teams visit him often to pay…

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16th April 2019

50 years in Nepal: Our original appeal

50 years ago our founders set themselves the target of raising £1 million Below is our original appeal literature, with…

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21st February 2019

Be inspired: 5 inspirational quotes from the Gurkhas

Inspired by their indomitable spirit, we’ve compiled some words of positivity and hope from Gurkha veterans and widows we care for in Nepal.

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