Col M.J.A. Campbell died peacefully on 7th Feb 2014. A thanksgiving service will be held at St Margaret’s Church, Buxted, Nr Uckfield , East Sussex on 17th March at 2.30pm.
The thanksgiving service for John Elderkin will be held on 22 March 2014 at 2:30pm at Clayesmore School Chapel, Iwerne Minster DT11 8LL. All who knew John are most welcome and are invited to stay for tea afterwards.
Erika has requested that donations are made to the Pahar Trust.
SPECIAL GURKHA WELFARE TRUST CHARITY THEATRE PREVIEW - 'THE ACCRINGTON PALS' - ATHENAEUM THEATRE, WARMINSTER - 26TH MARCH 2014
Ian Slack served in the Royal Engineers and was medically discharged in 1997 having lost the sight in his right eye. During his nine years in the Corps he served with the QGE in the Falklands, UK, Hong Kong and Brunei (69 Gurkha Fd Sqn RE and 67 Gurkha Fd Sqn RE).
Throughout 2014, Ian will be undertaking a number of cycling events to raise funds and awareness for Blind Veterans UK. Attached is an article by Ian detailing the events and his reasons for supporting Blind Veterans UK (formally St Dunstans). Ian's fundraising page can be found at http://www.justgiving.com/FSS2
69 Gurkha Fd Sqn are now well into their deployment to Canada on Ex WARPAINT. They have sent back the first edition of their newsletter that can be found attached here.
Headquarters The Brigade of Gurkhas are now taking orders for the latest version of The Kukri journal.
"The Kukri 2013 is due to be published in April 2014. The cost of the Kukri remains as follows: UK Mail - £22; Europe - £25; Rest of World - £35.
If you do not have an annual Standing Order but would like to order a copy, please complete the Order Form attached here. If you would like to start a new Standing Order for a regular annual copy, please also complete the new RBS Standing Order attached here, and send to your bank either electronically or by post."