Welcome

Welcome to the website of The Queen’s Gurkha Engineers Association. Here you’ll be able to learn about the history of the QGE and keep up to date with what’s happening in The QGE Association, the Regiment and the QGE sub units. You will also have access to previous copies of the association’s annual magazine and details of how to join the association. If you’d like to suggest additions to the website, please email me at webeditor@qgea.org

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 00:00

Nepal Earthquake Response Donations

Nepal Earthquake Response Donations

Donations to the Gurkha Welfare Trust (GWT), Earthquake Response Fund can be made by clicking here.

 

The Queen's Gurkha Engineer Association will not be establishing a special fund to receive donations.  This has been agreed with the Gurkha Brigade Association as both organisations recognise the expetise and network which the GWT is able to leverage to support the people of Nepal at this time of crisis.  The GWT funds the Gurkha Welfare Scheme in Nepal which in turns maintains a network of Area Welfare Centres throughout the mid-hills of the country.  This includes a Centre in the hill town of Gorkha, one of the areas most severely affected by the earthquake.  Despite sustaining significant structural damage, the Centre welfare and medical staff immediately began responding to the needs of the local community; the centres in Lamjung, Kaski and across Nepal have also responded in the same manner to the needs of their local communities.  Links to the Welfare Centres Facebook pages are below:

 

AWC GORKHA

AWC LAMJUNG

AWC KASKI

Dates for the Diary

4 May 17 GBA Briefing Day to Regimental Association Officials - Gurkha Museum

20 May 17  Friends of Gurkha Museum AGM and Curry Lunch - Gurkha Museum

10 Jun 17 GBA Memorial Service and Reunion - RMA Sandhurst

3 - 7 Jul 17 Brigade Week, Various

8 Jul 17 Brigade Bhela (UK) - Queen's Avenue, Aldershot

14 Sep 17 GBA Golf Competition - Sherfield Oak Golf Course

tbc Sep 17 QGE Birthday & QGEA AGM - Invicta Park Barracks/RE RHQ Officers' Mess

9 Nov 17 Field of Remembrance, GBA AGM, Briefing & Dinner - Westminster Abbey / Tbc, London

12 Nov 17 Cenotaph Remembrance Ceremony & March Past, Horseguards, London