The Gurka Museum

Who We Are

The Gurkha Museum at Winchester tells the moving and unique story of Gurkha service to the British Crown and its people for 200 years. Gurkha graves are spread across the face of the earth in nearly every country in which Britain has fought – silent testament to Gurkha loyalty and courage.

At the Gurkha Museum you will find a fitting tribute to the ‘bravest of the brave most generous of the generous...’ As the Gurkha motto tells

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Kaphar Hunnu Bhanda Mornu Ramro Chha - It Is Better to Die than to Live a Coward

What’s On?

Besides visiting the Museum why not come and see these additional attractions:

*Lecture and Curry Lunch*

17th - 17th June 2016

*Lecture and Curry Lunch*

The story of some Top Secret Claret Operations during Borneo Confrontation in 1965
Speaker: Brigadier Christopher Bullock OBE MC who was commanding Support Company of 2nd Battalion 2nd King Edward VIIs Own Gurkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles) recounts several ambushes and incidents whilst on cross border raids into Indonesia. For one such ambush he was awarded the Military Cross and two soldiers of his company were also awarded a Distinguished Conduct Medal and a Military Medal. *Event includes Coffee and Biscuits on arrival at 10.30. Followed by Lecture at 11.00 and Curry Lunch by Mrs Bindhya Gurung at 1.00pm. With Cash Bar.
PRICE £30.00 (Friends of Gurkha Museum £25.00) Bookings by phone to Mary Brown on 01962 843201 or e-mail*

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