General Service Medals, Borneo, Malaya, Brunei, 7th Gurkha Rifles & Gurkha Army Sevice Corps

Medal Pair:

General Service Medal 1918 – 62, Bars: Malaya / Brunei, GVIR issue to: 21138764 RFN. RAMGIRI RAI, 7 G. R. 7th Gurkha Rifles

Campaign Service Medal 1962 – 2007, Bar: Borneo to:

21138764 DVR. RAMGIRI RAI, GURKHA ASC.

On the formation of the Gurkha Army Service Corps in 1958, the raising cadre was found from Gurkha officers and soldiers who were transferred from the various Gurkha Battalions.   A company of the Gurkha ASC was deployed in Brunei.

For 100s of images of the Gurkha Army Service Corps and raising of the Gurkha Transport Regiment go to: These include photographs of the regiment at, Batu Pahat Malaya, Whitfield Barracks Hong Kong, Labuan, Brunei, Tanah Puteh.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/gtrhistory/

It is quite possible that Ramgiri Rai features in one of these photographs.

These and other medals are on sale at www.medals4heroes.co.uk

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