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, 17 February 2019 00:00

70 Gurkha Fd Sqn QGE on Public Duties

70 Gurkha Fd Sqn QGE will provide the Queen's Guard and Windsor Guard from 18 February to 12 April 2019.  Guards will be provided at Buckingham Palace, St James's Palace, The Tower of London and Windsor Castle (details can be found here).  It is the first time The Queen's Gurkha…

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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…
As part of their on-going build-up to the Gurkha 200 celebrations, BFBS Gurkha Radio have been travelling the globe following the activities of units in the Brigade of Gurkhas.  In this footage from Forces TV, ex-QGE MT Corporal, Yograj Rai travels from Brunei to the Falkland Islands to meet-up with…
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…
A team from 70 Gurkha Field Squadron have recently completed a wintery coast-to-coast mountin bike challenge to raise funds for the Gurkha Welfare Trust Gurkha 200 Appeal. In the process they caught the attention of some of the local press...   The Northern Echo - Gurkhas quick march with their…
To comemorate 200 years of outstanding and loyal Gurkha service to the British Crown, Sgt Lal Rana and his two four-man teams from 69 Gurkha Field Squadron are currently in training to take on the Falklands Challenge.  On 4 April 2015 the teams will set off in relay from Port…
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…
Originally titled as ‘The Forgotten Knights’, the Arc of the Gurkha: From Nepal to the British Army by Alex Schlacher is a stunning and powerful book of photographs that reveal the human face of the legendary Brigade of Gurkhas. There have been other books about the Gurkhas, but none has focused on the…
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