The Brigade of Gurkhas

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Brigade of Gurkhas Photographic and Video competition

In 2021 we saw some great entries in both the Photography and Video sections, and we encourage more of the serving, Brigade, family members and veterans to get involved.

This is an opportunity to show us and our audiences your skills behind the lens of a camera, video camera and even your mobile phone.

So please do join in and send in your entries. 

Enter the Gurkha Photo and Video competition

Parbate Nov Dec 2022 Edn 1

Parbate November/December 2022 edition

The November/December 2022 edition of Parbate is available to read online now.


Read it here

History of the Brigade of Gurkhas

  1. 1814

    War declared on Nepal

  2. 1816

    Peace Treaty (Sigauli). Gurkhas recruited into the East India Company

  3. 1857

    Proof of loyalty in the Indian Mutiny

  4. WW1 and WW2

    Between both World Wars over 238,000 Gurkhas enlisted into the Brigade

  5. 1947

    Partition of India, Nepalese recruited into the British Army

  6. Recent times

    Malayan Emergency, Borneo, Hong Kong, Falklands, Kosovo, South Sudan, Poland, Estonia, Afghanistan

Queen's Gurkha Engineers Khukuri Skills

Contact the Headquarters

The Headquarters Brigade of Gurkhas is located at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.