This Day in History: 1991-07-23

A signal from the Chief of the General Staff, just prior to an announcement in the House of Commons, stated that the 4 infantry regiments of the Brigade of Gurkhas (the 2nd, 6th, 7th and 10th Gurkha Rifles) would be amalgamated to form a new Regiment of Gurkhas. As part of that change the 1st and 2nd Battalions of the 2nd Goorkhas were to amalgamate by September 1992.