Category Archives: Gurkha VCs

Brigade of Gurkhas VCs – Lt. Guy Hudleston Boisragon – 2 December 1891

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: Lt. Guy Hudleston Boisragon Unit: Indian Staff Corps, 5th Gurkha Rifles … Continue reading

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Brigade of Gurkhas – Capt. John Cook – 2 December 1878

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: Capt. John Cook Unit: Bengal Staff Corps, 5th Gurkha Rifles Date: … Continue reading

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Brigade of Gurkhas VCs – Capt. Richard Kirby Ridgeway – 22 November 1879

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: Capt. Richard Kirby Ridgeway Unit: 44th Gurkha Rifles (later 1/8th Gurkha … Continue reading

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Brigade of Gurkhas VCs – L-Cpl. Rambahadur Limbu – 21 November 1965

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: Lance Corporal Rambahadur Limbu Unit: 2nd Battalion, 10th Princess Mary’s Own … Continue reading

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Brigade of Gurkhas VCs – Rfmn. Thaman Gurung – 10 November 1944

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 Thaman Gurung Unit: 1st Battalion, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles Date: … Continue reading

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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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Brigade of Gurkhas VCs – Maj. Donald Macintyre – 4 January 1872

One of a series of posts concerning Gurkha VCs, each of which will appear on the anniversary of the action leading to the award. Recipient: Major Donald Mcintyre Unit: 2nd (Prince of Wales’s Own) Gurkha Regiment (The Sirmoor Rifles) Date: … Continue reading

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Brigade of Gurkhas VCs – Rfm. Sher Bahadur Thapa – 18 September 1944

One of a series of posts concerning Gurkha VCs, each of which will appear on the anniversary of the action leading to the award. Recipient: Rifleman Sher Bahadur Thapa Unit: 9th Gurkha Rifles, Indian Army Date: 18th September 1944 Engagement: Battle … Continue reading

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Brigade of Gurkhas VCs – Temp. Major Frank Blaker – 9 July 1944

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:  T/Major Frank Blaker Unit: Attached, 3/9th Gurkha Rifles Date: 9 July … Continue reading

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Brigade of Gurkhas VCs – Lt. John Duncan Grant – 6 July 1904

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:  Lt. John Duncan Grant Unit: 8th Gurkha Rifles Date: 6 July … Continue reading

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