This Day in History: 1994-06-30

This was officially the last day of the 2nd Goorkhas existence. At midnight a rebadging ceremony took place, and Lieutenant Colonel WF Shuttlewood handed over the Regiment to be absorbed into the 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel NJH Hinton, a former officer of the 2nd Goorkhas who had been commanding the 6th Gurkha Rifles prior to the amalgation.