Brigade of Gurkhas

The units of the Brigade of Gurkhas are integral elements of the fighting component of the British Army. Combining renowned combat skills with the ability to forge relationships with local people, Gurkhas have proved to be invaluable in all modern-day conflicts. They played a vital role in both Iraq and Afghanistan – where Brigade units served on over 30 tours with considerable distinction.
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Royal Gurkha Rifles  The Royal Gurkha Rifles (RGR) is a rifle regiment of the British Army, forming part of the Brigade of Gurkhas. Unlike other regiments in the British army, soldiers are recruited from Nepal, which is neither a dependent territory of the United Kingdom nor a member of the Commonwealth. Their motto is: Better to die than live a coward.

Royal Gurkha Rifles The Royal Gurkha Rifles (RGR) is a rifle regiment of the British Army, forming part of the Brigade of Gurkhas. Unlike other regiments in the British army, soldiers are recruited from Nepal, which is neither a dependent territory of the United Kingdom nor a member of the Commonwealth. Their motto is: Better to die than live a coward.

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas comprising around 40 musicians. It remains one of the largest and most popular bands in the British Army.

The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas comprising around 40 musicians. It remains one of the largest and most popular bands in the British Army.

The Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment – Stationed in Aldershot, QOGLR is now a Theatre Logistic Regiment. A team is currently in Sierra Leone supporting efforts to contain the Ebola epidemic.

The Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment – Stationed in Aldershot, QOGLR is now a Theatre Logistic Regiment. A team is currently in Sierra Leone supporting efforts to contain the Ebola epidemic.

The Royal Gurkha Rifles – Currently, the 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles (1RGR) is serving in Brunei, where they are the Army’s jungle warfare experts and conduct defence engagement tasks in South East Asia. The 2nd Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles (2RGR) is based in Shorncliffe, Kent. Last year it provided support to the flooding in the UK and security at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. They are the UK’s Standby Battalion.

The Royal Gurkha Rifles – Currently, the 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles (1RGR) is serving in Brunei, where they are the Army’s jungle warfare experts and conduct defence engagement tasks in South East Asia. The 2nd Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles (2RGR) is based in Shorncliffe, Kent. Last year it provided support to the flooding in the UK and security at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. They are the UK’s Standby Battalion.

The Gurkha Staff and Personnel Support Company (GSPS) comprising specialists in personnel support and administration.

The Gurkha Staff and Personnel Support Company (GSPS) comprising specialists in personnel support and administration.

Brigade of Gurkhas

Brigade of Gurkhas


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