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Aside from the Gurkha regiment comprised of the Nepalese men, the British army recruited Commonwealth nationals who permanently resided in the UK for five consecutive years before joining.
These staff, ranking from private up to major, came from across the armed forces, including the Royal Marines, Royal Signals, Royal Engineers, RAF, Navy and the Gurkha regiment.
"Bramcote has always been an operational base, and we have had so many people, when leaving the forces, make their home in the borough, that it will be sad to lose those links with the 30 Sognals and the Gurkha regiment, I don't think there is anything we can do to stop this going ahead.
On February 12 at 7pm, the National Park Visitor Centre team up with the Mayor of Brecon and the Gurkha regiment, based at the Infantry Battle School, for a stargazing evening to raise funds for the Mayor of Brecon charities.
At the event we look forward to selling some Nepali food and selected Gurkha Regiment items to the general public and collect any kind donations.
Mr Nath said: "In three weeks, all money raised will be passed over to the Gurkha regiment at Thirsk.
More than 100 ex-members of the Gurkha Regiment who now train troops, mainly across the UK, backed industrial action by 95%, said their union, the GMB.
Sergeant Dipprasad Pun, of the Royal Gurkha Regiment, had just been "gonged" by the Queen: awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross, Britain's second-highest decoration for bravery in combat.
TWO pipers from a Gurkha regiment were presented with a set of Northumbrian pipes back in 1974 - and found them rather different from the pipes they normally played.
The ex-New Avenger - whose dad was a Gurkha regiment major - was outraged troops who served before 1997 had been refused UK residency despite being prepared to die for the country.
Dear Editor, For the enlightenment of your correspondent, Mr Douglas Wathan (Post, August 7), Joanna Lumley's father was in the Gurkha regiment and she certainly has the right to speak on their behalf.
Lumley, whose late father was an officer in the Gurkha regiment, said a great injustice had been righted when the Government finally relented in May and said all Gurkha veterans with four years' service would be allowed to move to the UK.