Monthly Archives: September 2015

Brigade of Gurkhas VCs – Rfmn. Kulkbir Thapa – 25 September 1915

One of a series of posts concerning Gurkha recipients of the Victoria Cross, each of which will appear on the anniversary of the action leading to the award. Recipient: Rifleman Kulbir Thapa Unit: 2nd Battalion, 3rd Queen Alexandra’s Own Gurkha … Continue reading

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Another ‘Khyber Pass Special’

Earlier his week a friend complained, tongue in cheek, that the Range Officer wouldn’t let him fire his Martini-action pistol on the pistol range. When I saw it, I knew why! Some time back I wrote about an alleged Enfield … Continue reading

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