This Day in History: 1994-02-24
Her Majesty the Queen, on an official visit to Belize, took the opportunity to visit the 2nd Goorkhas, who were on their third 6-month tour of duty there as the resident infantry battalion, and view the Queen’s Truncheon. For more information about the Queen’s Truncheon click here.
Her Majesty flanked by the Commandant, Lieutenant Colonel William Shuttlewood, and the Gurkha Major, Major (QGO) Lalbahadur Gurung. The Truncheon Jemadar was Lieutenant (QGO) Lokbahadur Gurung.