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History of the 8th Gurkha Rifles,1824-1949

H. J. Huxford

History of the 8th Gurkha Rifles,1824-1949

by H. J. Huxford

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Published by Gale & Polden in Aldershot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Gurkha Rifles, 4/8th.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Lieutenant-Colonel H.J. Huxford.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination335p.,ill.,23cm
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17325118M

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    The name “Gurkha” is derived from Nepal’s Gorkha district, where the men were recruited. Since then, British army Gurkha units have forged an enviable reputation as ferocious fighting forces on countless battlefields. During World War I, they fought on the Western Front, in the Middle East and at Gallipoli. Gurkhas served as troops under contract to the East India Company in the Pindaree War of , in Bharatpur in and the First and Second Anglo-Sikh Wars in and During the Indian Rebellion of , Gurkhas fought on the British side and became part of .

    The Tradition Book of the Gurkhas,Written and Illustrated by n and Published by Belmont-Maitland Publishers Ltd, Hardback, has slight fading to covers, Dust jacket,has yellowing and fading, on back of jacket is marked, some tearing to edges of jacket, All pages appear present, Pages are starting to yellow, Colour plates. GURKHAS - A brief illustrated History of Britain's Gurkha Soldiers. was a defining year in British military history. Not only did Wellington finally defeat Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo but the British East India Company also began recruiting Gurkha soldiers, a tradition that has now continued uninterrupted for over years.


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History of the 8th Gurkha Rifles,1824-1949 by H. J. Huxford Download PDF EPUB FB2

Description: 1st ed. NAP. Folding Maps. Green cloth with silver lettering & crest on front. This is the complete year history of the Regiment. In WW II Served from in North Africa, Italy, Burma, to Java in See Perkins page "A solid workman like narrative with plenty of detail".

Heavy. Mylar sleeve. Fine CopyAuthor: Lt. Col. H J. Huxford. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Go to Google Play Now». History of the 8th Gurkha Rifles, Harold James Huxford.

Gale and Polden, - Gurkha soldiers- pages. 0Reviews. From inside the book. History of the 8th Gurkha Rifles,1824-1949 book History of the 8th Gurkha Rifles, by H. Huxford Published by Gale & Polden in : History of the Post Office Rifles, 8th Battalion, City of London Regiment, Share this Share on twitter Share on facebook Imperial War Museums home Connect with IWM.

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H.J. Huxford HISTORY OF THE 8th GURKHA RIFLES Published: Gale & Polden, Aldershot, Edition: 1st. History of the 8th Gurkha Rifles, by H. Huxford. Link to a pdf download, PAHAR Mountains of Central Asia Digital Dataset.

If download does not display, locate under Books/Indian Subcontinent/ The Gurkhas version, mirror from Digital Library of India. A regimental history.

After the partition of India inthe Gurkha Rifle Regiments were split between the Indian and British Armies, becoming an integral part of the ing a brief history of the Gurkhas in the nineteenth century, the author examines their role in both World Wars and their extensive post-war active service in Malaya, Brunei and the Falklands and their more recent contributions in Bosnia, Kosovo, East Timor.

8th Gorkha Rifles. The 8th Gorkha Rifles is a Gorkha regiment of the Indian Army. It was raised in as part of the British East India Company and later transferred to the British Indian Army after the Indian Rebellion of The regiment served in World War I and World War II, before being one of the six (of ten) Gurkha regiments transferred to the Indian Army after independence in Branch: Army.

William Blackwood, ; Historical Record of the 8th Gurkha Rifles, Vol II Huxford, The 8th Gurkha Riflespub. Gale & Polden, ; History of the 9th Gurkha Rifles Vol. II pub. ; 9th Gurkha Rifles: A Regimental History () pub. Vision Books. The author mentions in his preface that four fellow officers who served in his battalion, 4/8th Gurkha Rifles, in the same period as he did, also published books on their wartime service.

I could see that three of these are Patrick Davis, Harold James,and Denis Sheil-Small but have not (yet) indentified the by: 4. Books Production date Creator RAWLINSON, H.G. (Author) Oxford University Press (Publisher) Object Title Historical record of the Kumaon Rifles History of the 8th Gurkha Rifles, LBY Object category Books Production date Creator.

The author mentions in his preface that four fellow officers who served in his battalion, 4/8th Gurkha Rifles, in the same period as he did, also published books on their wartime service. I could see that three of these are Patrick Davis, Harold James,and Denis Sheil-Small but have not (yet) indentified the fourth/5(5).

The Gurkha Museum commemorates the service of Gurkha soldiers to the British Crown, a relationship that has endured since It is located in Winchester in Hampshire, England and is part of Winchester's Military Museums.

After the partition of India inthe Gurkha Rifle Regiments were split between the Indian and British Armies, becoming an integral part of the ing a brief history of the Gurkhas in the nineteenth century, the author examines their role in both World Wars and their extensive post-war active service in Malaya, Brunei and the.

ARC OF THE GURKHA: From Nepal to the British Army. by Alex Schlacher. It is a stunning and powerful book of photographs that reveal the human face of the legendary Brigade of Gurkhas.

There have been other books about the Gurkhas, but none has focused on the individual soldiers, their backgrounds, lives and experiences. When you pick up a book in a shop entitled 'Gurkha', you expect it to be about Gurkhas. This skimmed over the life of a Gurkha; deciding to concentrate on the Afghanistan war instead.

I wanted to read about the life of a Gurkha; their history, how and why they are one of the most feared regiments in the world, what makes them differe I'm sorry /5.

As they mark years as our most awesome warriors, a new book reveals why you should NEVER cross a Gurkha British have hired soldiers from Nepal to serve in the Army for years. Royal Gurkha Rifles, Burma To India, Free Marking, Mar.

Rare British - $ Rare British Army 2nd Bn. 7th Deo's Gurkha Rifles Regimental Drum Major's Sash. Huxford, H., History of the 8th Gurkha Rifles, – (Aldershot: Gale & Polden, ).

Indian General Staff, Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India, 7 vols. (Simla & Calcutta: Superintendent Government Printing, –13).Cited by:.

A Connecticut Yankee in the 8th Gurkha Rifles: A Burma Memoir by Gilmore, Scott, Davis, Patrick and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Afterthe Indian Army continues to maintain the remaining Gurkha regiments, mainly the 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th and 9th Gurkha Rifles.

The 11th Gurkha Rifles was raised and disbanded beforebut has been raised again in India. There are estimated to be o Gurkhas serving in India.Overall this was a good introduction into the amount of ground fighting that occurred in eastern India and Burma during WWII.

The author, an American, was looking back many years after his unique personal experience in the war and as an officer in the British Army leading a unit of the 8th Gurkha Rifles/5.