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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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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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10th August 2018

War stories from a Gurkha hero

Chandra Bahadur Sunuwar was only 18 when he signed up to fight in the Second World War. The war had already been raging for over two years.

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21st June 2018

A World War Two cup of tea

Rifleman Tekbahadur Gurung is a remarkably proud Gurkha veteran. He even still drinks the issued to him when he enlisted into the Army in 1945. We recently caught up with him at his home in Gorkha, Central Nepal.

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19th June 2018

Smiling thanks to your support

If you looked at 59 year-old Kale Gurung’s wide smile, you wouldn’t know the daily struggles he has faced his whole life, living as someone who is deaf and mute in the remote hills of Nepal.

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29th March 2018

In photos: Baldhan and Budhini

Regular supporters of The Gurkha Welfare Trust may well recognise Former Gurkha Rifleman Baldhan Ghale and his wife Budhini.

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28th March 2018

From heroism to hardship

Abasing Chhetri fought for Britain during World War Two. When the Army downsized, he returned to his homeland of Nepal to survive as a subsistence farmer.

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22nd March 2018

Remembering Rifleman Dilbahadur Gharti

Now in her 90s, Krishnamaya Gharti has spent the past 25 years without her husband by her side but the memory of him is as vivid as ever.

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7th March 2018

100 year-old Gurkha veteran: I just want to keep warm

We visited 100 year-old World War Two veteran Rifleman Budhi Bahadur Suyal. Find out what he had to say.

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