1st Gorkha Rifles (The Malaun Regiment), Indian Army
1ST GORKHA RIFLES (THE MALAUN REGIMENT), INDIAN ARMY
Regimental Headquarters :
Raised : 1815 from Nepalese Prisioners of War as the 1st and 2nd Nasiri (=friendly) Battalions
During 1910-1950 the Regiment had the Title 1st King George V's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Malaun Regiment)
(Pre 1950 Badge)
(Post 1950 Badge)
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Literature: Mike Chappell: The Gurkhas (Osprey Elite Series)