Hon Captain Gaje Ghale VC - 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles




The Gurkha Museum

Peninsular Barracks
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Hampshire
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The following Victoria Crosses are held by the Gurkha Museum
Rank First Name Last Name Gurkha Museum
Captain Michael ALLMAND 3rd Bn, 6th Queen Elizabeth's Own Gurkha Rifles
Major General Donald MACINTYRE 2nd Gurkha ( Sirmoor Rifles ) Regiment
Lieutenant Colonel John Manners SMITH 5th Gurkha ( Rifle ) Regiment
Brigadier General John Adam TYTLER 66th ( Goorkha ) Regiment, Bengal Native Infantry




Lance Naik BHANBHAGTA GURUNG 3rd Bn, 2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles
Subadar GANJU LAMA 1st Bn, 7th Duke of Edinburgh's Own Gurkha Rifles
Lieutenant TULBAHADUR PUN 3rd Bn, 6th Queen Elizabeth's Own Gurkha Rifles
Rifleman KARANBAHADUR RANA 2nd Bn, 3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles
Havildar KULBIR THAPA 2nd Bn, 3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles
Subadar Major LALBAHADUR THAPA 1st Bn, 2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles


Location of other Gurkha VCs
Rank First Name Last Name
Major Frank BLAKER 3rd Bn, 9th Gurkha Rifles - not publicly held
Brigadier Guy Hudleston BOISRAGON 5th Gurkha ( Rifle ) Regiment - not publicly held
General George Nicolas CHANNER 1st Goorkha Regiment
Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Major John COOK 5th Gurkha Regiment
Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Colonel John Duncan GRANT 8th Gurkha Rifles
Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Colonel Richard Kirby RIDGEWAY 44th ( Sylhet ) Regiment, Bengal N.I. - not publicly held
Major General William George WALKER 4th Gurkha Rifles - National Army Museum
Lieutenant Colonel George Campbell WHEELER 9th Gurkha Rifles - National Army Museum




Hon Captain GAJE GHALE 2nd Bn, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles
Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Rifleman THAMAN GURUNG 1st Bn, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles - not publicly held
Hon Havildar LACHHIMAN GURUNG 4th Bn, 8th Gurkha Rifles, Indian Army, India
Captain RAMBAHADUR LIMBU 10th Gurkha Rifles - not publicly held
Hon Lieutenant AGANSING RAI 5th Bn, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles
Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Subadar NETRABAHADUR THAPA 2nd Bn, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles - not publicly held
Rifleman SHERBAHADUR THAPA 1st Bn, 9th Gurkha Rifles, Indian Army, India

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23 January 2015