The Gurkha Soldier

The Gurkha Soldier (HM28HR)

Location: London, England SW1A Greater London
Country: United Kingdom
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N 51° 30.306', W 0° 7.5'

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The Gurkha
Bravest of the Brave
Most Generous of the Generous
Never Had Country
More Faithful Friends
Than You
Professor Sir Ralph Furner MC

( rear bronze plaque )
First World War
1914 — 1918
France and Belgium
Egypt and Palestine
Second World War
1939 — 1945
North Africa
Persia, Iraq and Syria
Mayaya and Singapore

( side bronze plaque )
1st King George V's Own Gurkha Rifles
(The Malaun Regiment)
2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles
(The Simoor Rifles)
3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles
4th Prince of Wales's Own Gurkha Rifles
5th Royal Gurkha Rifles (Frontier Force)
6th Queen Elizabeth's Own Gurkha Rifles
7th Duke of Edinburgh's Own Gurkha Rifles
8th Gurkha Rifles
9th Gurkha Rifles
10th Princess Mary's Own Gurkha Rifles
11th Gurkha Rifles
The Royal Gurkha Rifles
The Queen's Gurkha Engineers
Queen's Gurkha Signals
The Queen's Own Gurkha Logistic regiment
Gurkha Military Police
The Gurkha Independent Parachute Company
Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas
Gurkha Staff and Personnel Support

Other units in which Gurkha soldiers served after 1815 and also the units of the Royal Nepalese Army which as Britain's allies took part in the Indian Mutiny and the First and Second World Wars
( side bronze plaque )
India 1816 - 1826
North East Frontier and Burma 1824 - 1912
First Sikh War 1845 - 1846
North West Frontier 1852 - 1947
Indian Mutiny 1857 - 1859
Bhutan 1864 - 1866
Malay States 1875 - 1876
Second Afghan War 1878 - 1880
Sikkim 1888
China 1900
Tibet 1903 - 1904
North West Persia 1918 - 1921
Third Afghan war 1919
Kurdistan 1919
Irag 1919 - 1922
Malabar 1921 - 1922
Palestine 1945
Java and Sumatra 1945 - 1946
India 1947
Malaya 1948 - 1960
Brunei 1962
Borneo 1962 - 1966
Malay Penensila 1964 - 1966
Falkland Islands 1982
The gulf 1990 - 1991
The Balkans 1994 - 2002
East Timor 1999
Sierra Leone 1999 - 2003
Iraq 2000 - 2011
Afghanistan 2002 -
HM NumberHM28HR
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Date Added Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 7:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 699520 N 5709915
Decimal Degrees51.50510000, -0.12500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 30.306', W 0° 7.5'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 30' 18.36" N, 0° 7' 30" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Horse Guards Ave, London England SW1A, GB
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