1/2GR Tigris crossing memorabilia in 58 Gurkha Training Centre in India

Those interested in regimental history might like to know that a piece of 1/2 GR booty from the Tigris crossing in WW1 is on display at 58 Gorkha Training Centre in Shillong. The attached photographs were sent to me by an Indian Army Gorkha friend who is currently serving there. His parent Battalion is 2/8 GR. 58 GTC trains recruits for both 5GR and 8GR. 5/8 GR was, of course raised from 4/2 GR on the partition of India. There is also a Sirmoor Rifles Memorial in the Training Centre.


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