Gurkhas

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List Of Brigade Of Gurkhas Recipients Of The Victoria Cross
... The British Army's Brigade of Gurkhas, a group of units composed of Nepalese soldiers—although originally including British officers—has been a part of the Army since 1815 ... Since the VC was introduced it has been awarded to Gurkhas or British officers serving with Gurkha regiments 26 times ... first award was made in 1858 to a British officer of the Gurkhas, John Tytler, during the campaigns that followed the Indian Rebellion of 1857, while ...
Battle Of Jitra - Battle - Changlun and Asun 10–11 December - Asun
... Jack Fulton's 2/1st Gurkhas were positioned on the south bank of a fast-flowing stream just to the north of Asun ... Unlike the Punjabs, the Gurkhas had no anti-tank guns attached to them, but Engineers had placed demolition charges on the road bridge ... Punjab gave a few minutes warning to the Gurkhas who attempted to blow the bridge, but the heavy rain may have damaged the charges ...
Military Of Nepal - Gurkhas
... Nepal is also notable for the Gurkhas ... Both sides were impressed with the other, and Gurkhas were recruited into the Company's forces ... The Gurkhas remained loyal during the Indian Mutiny of 1857 and were kept on in the Indian Army thereafter ...
Gurkha Justice Campaign - Background
... Until 2004 Gurkhas were not allowed to settle in the United Kingdom ... However, the Labour government under Tony Blair changed the rules so that Gurkhas who retired after 1997 would be allowed to settle in the UK, 1997 being the date when the Gurkha ... The Gurkha Justice Campaign wanted the same settlement rights for all Gurkha soldiers ...
Gurkha Justice Campaign
... The Gurkha Justice Campaign is a campaign group in the United Kingdom fighting for the rights of the Gurkhas ... It wants the Gurkhas who fought for the UK to gain the same rights as their British and Commonwealth counterparts ... Essentially the group wants the law to be changed so that all Gurkhas who fought for the UK will gain a right of abode, whereas under previous legislation they ...