Battle Honours of the
2nd King Edward VII’s Own Gurkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles)
Sister Regiment to the Royal Green Jackets
The regiment was awarded the following battle honours:
Bhurtpore, Aliwal, Sobraon, Delhi 1857, Kabul 1879, Kandahar 1880, Afghanistan 1878–80, Chin-Lushai Expedition 1889-90, Tirah, Punjab Frontier
First World War: La Bassée 1914, Festubert 1914 ’15, Givenchy 1914, Neuve Chapelle, Aubers, Loos, France and Flanders 1914–15, Egypt 1915, Tigris 1916, Kut al Amara 1917, Baghdad, Mesopotamia 1916–18, Persia 1918, Baluchistan 1918
The Second World War: El Alamein, Mareth, Akarit, Djebel el Meida, Enfidaville, Tunis, North Africa 1942–43, Cassino I, Monastery Hill, Pian di Maggio, Gothic Line, Coriano, Poggio San Giovanni, Monte Reggiano, Italy 1944–45, Greece 1944–45, North Malaya, Jitra, Central Malaya, Kampar, Slim River, Johore, Singapore Island, Malaya 1941–42, North Arakan, Irrawaddy, Magwe, Sittang 1945, Point 1433, Arakan Beaches, Myebon, Tanbingon, Tamandu, Chindits 1943, Burma 1943–45.
Major Donald MacIntyre — 4th January 1872, Lalgnoora, India.
Subedar Lalbahadur Thapa — 6th April 1943, Tunisia.
Rifleman Bhanbhagta Gurung — 5th March 1945, Burma.
The Gurkha Museum is in the former Peninsula Barracks, Winchester
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