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

Friday, 22 February 2019 00:00

PROJECT POSSIBLE: 14 Peaks / 7 Months

Nirmal Purja, or 'Nims', spent 16 years in the British Army firstly as a Queen's Gurkha Engineer followed by 10 years with UK Special Forces. More recently he has become renowned for his three times Guiness world record mountaineering achievements. In March 2019 Nims will be taking on ‘Project Possible‘ -…
Sunday, 27 September 2015 00:00

Can you help find a missing sword?

One of our members, Nicholas Tomlinson is seeking any assistance to locate his missing Royal Engineers/Gurkha Engineers sword.  If you have any information which may assist in locating the sword, please email the website editor.  "On posting to the Gurkha Engineers in Kluang in 1963, Captain Tomlinson was presented with a…
In support of the Gurkha Welfare Trust 'Gurkha 200 Appeal' the 'Bhuro Sahebs' will once again be entering as a QGEA team in TRAILWALKER 15, 25-26 July 2015.  The Association chairman, Tony Harking and Graham Gibbs will this year be accompanied by Dirgha Saheb from 69 Sqn and the Association…
Saturday, 16 August 2014 00:00

QGE Bhuro Sahebs complete TRAILWALKER 14

The Association's former Chairman, Tony Harking as well as Graham Gibbs, Peter Gilbert and Ian Caws recently completed this year's Trailwalker in 22hrs 26 minutes coming 39th of the teams that finished complete. Through the generosity of so many people at the last count the team had raised £2,050for the Gurkha…
Friday, 31 January 2014 22:30

QGEA Member Takes On Historical Task

Association member Tony Sowerby has kindly agreed to take on the task of collating the history of the Regiment from 1996 to the present day. Tony would like your help in providing valuable information to add to the archive.
Thursday, 23 January 2014 22:02

Bhuro Sahebs Trailwalker 2014

Tony Harking, Ian Caws, Peter Gilbert and Graham Gibbs have entered TRAILWALKER 2014.  The challenge is to complete 100kms across the South Downs Way in 24 hours or less. The event raises money for the Gurkha Welfare Trust and OXFAM and is organised and supported by HQBG. The four Bhuro…

Dates for the Diary

6 Feb 20 London Drinks

4 Mar 20  ARRC Sp Bn 'Messing' 

9 Mar 20 GBA Memorial Gate Service

12 Mar 20 London Drinks

21 Mar 20 QGEA Annual Dinner, London

16 Apr 20 London Drinks

14 May 20 London Drinks

6 Jun 20 GBA Memorial Service & Luncheon

18 Jun 20 London Drinks

9 Jul 20 London Drinks

11 Jul 20 GBA Bhela

Summer 20 RGR Regimental Association London Event (tbc) and Winchester or Minely Lunch (tbc)

10 Sep 20 GBA Golf

Sep 20 QGE Regimental Birthday Maidstone (tbc)

26 Sep 20 QGE Regimental Birthday and QGEA AGM (Kent) and Celebrations and Annual Gathering (Hampshire)

5 Nov 20 GBA Remembrance Services & GBA Dinner

7 Nov 20 Gurkha Chautara Memorial Service

8 Nov 20 Cenotaph Parade