Gurkhas at National Day Parade, 1960s

Singapore Gurkhas marching in the streets – from Padang to Beach Road and Geylang – during the first few National Day Parade in Singapore. Kishore Gurung’s father Lok Bahadur Gurung (4520) was behind the right hand marker of the contingent.

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Gurkhas at National Day Parade, 1960s

Singapore Gurkhas marching in the streets – from Padang to Beach Road and Geylang – during the first few National Day Parade in Singapore. Kishore Gurung’s father Lok Bahadur Gurung (4520) was behind the right hand marker of the contingent.

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Weapons Training with No 3 Section, 1977

Kishore Gurung with his No 3 Section at weapons training. Everyone had two different sets of uniform, issued at British Camp, Paklihawa in Nepal. They were the last few batches before the British army phased it out. Date: Feb 1977.

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Weapons Training with No 3 Section, 1977

Kishore Gurung with his No 3 Section at weapons training. Everyone had two different sets of uniform, issued at British Camp, Paklihawa in Nepal. They were the last few batches before the British army phased it out. Date: Feb 1977.

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Recruits at Jurong Bird Park, 1977

After an intense phase of recruit training, Kishore Gurung and other recruits take a break or R&R at Jurong Bird Park. Date: 1977. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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Recruits at Jurong Bird Park, 1977

After an intense phase of recruit training, Kishore Gurung and other recruits take a break or R&R at Jurong Bird Park. Date: 1977. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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Kishore Gurung & Jum Prasad Gurung, 1998

Kishore Gurung and Jum Prasad Gurung (4953) pose for a photograph at a gate in front of the temple for the Dashera Party. Date: 1998. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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Kishore Gurung & Jum Prasad Gurung, 1998

Kishore Gurung and Jum Prasad Gurung (4953) pose for a photograph at a gate in front of the temple for the Dashera Party. Date: 1998. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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Dance at Officer’s Mess, 1990s

Kishore Gurung danced and entertained guests at the officer’s mess, who came from Nepal and visited Mount Vernon Camp.  Date: Early 1990s. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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Dance at Officer’s Mess, 1990s

Kishore Gurung danced and entertained guests at the officer’s mess, who came from Nepal and visited Mount Vernon Camp.  Date: Early 1990s. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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Kishore & Janaki Gurung at East Coast Park, 1986

Kishore Gurung and wife, Janaki Gurung having a family outing at East Coast, The Gurkha wife on the right is their neighbour at ‘S’ Block, Mount Vernon Camp. Date: July 1986. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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Kishore & Janaki Gurung at East Coast Park, 1986

Kishore Gurung and wife, Janaki Gurung having a family outing at East Coast, The Gurkha wife on the right is their neighbour at ‘S’ Block, Mount Vernon Camp. Date: July 1986. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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MacDonald’s at Sentosa, 1984

A takeaway meal outside Sentosa for Kishore Gurung and family. It was a trip with his platoon. ASP Narayan Gurung’s wife (left) and daughter (in mother’s arms) was present. Date: 1984. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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MacDonald’s at Sentosa, 1984

A takeaway meal outside Sentosa for Kishore Gurung and family. It was a trip with his platoon. ASP Narayan Gurung’s wife (left) and daughter (in mother’s arms) was present. Date: 1984. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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Gurkha Wives at East Coast Beach, 1980s

Janaki Gurung, Kishore Gurung’s wife, is pictured with other Gurkha wives at East Coast Beach. She is also with her children Udaya Gurung (left) and Sushma Gurung (right). Date: Late 1980s. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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Gurkha Wives at East Coast Beach, 1980s

Janaki Gurung, Kishore Gurung’s wife, is pictured with other Gurkha wives at East Coast Beach. She is also with her children Udaya Gurung (left) and Sushma Gurung (right). Date: Late 1980s. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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At The Istana, 1990s

Kishore Gurung and family visited the Istana while visiting Orchard Road on a Sunday. Far right was the late Jyoti Gurung, daughter of Mukta Bahadur Gurung (4753). Date: Mid 1990s. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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At The Istana, 1990s

Kishore Gurung and family visited the Istana while visiting Orchard Road on a Sunday. Far right was the late Jyoti Gurung, daughter of Mukta Bahadur Gurung (4753). Date: Mid 1990s. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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Shooting Championship with Kishore Gurung, 1980s

Kishore Gurung won individual honours at a shooting championship meet within the Gurkha Contingent. Men from his company hoisted him up in celebration at Nee Soon Range. He used the M16. Date: Mid 1980s. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung /

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Shooting Championship with Kishore Gurung, 1980s

Kishore Gurung won individual honours at a shooting championship meet within the Gurkha Contingent. Men from his company hoisted him up in celebration at Nee Soon Range. He used the M16. Date: Mid 1980s. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung /

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Shivraj Thapa’s studio portrait 1968

Portrait of Shivraj Thapa wearing the Nepali topi at Paya Lebar. Date: 1968. Photo Collection: Shivraj Thapa / SGPM.

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Shivraj Thapa’s studio portrait 1968

Portrait of Shivraj Thapa wearing the Nepali topi at Paya Lebar. Date: 1968. Photo Collection: Shivraj Thapa / SGPM.

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Dasain dinner 1968

The Gurkhas and their families having their Dasain dinner at the drill shed inside Mount Vernon Camp. Date: 1968. Photo Collection: Shivraj Thapa / SGPM.

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Dasain dinner 1968

The Gurkhas and their families having their Dasain dinner at the drill shed inside Mount Vernon Camp. Date: 1968. Photo Collection: Shivraj Thapa / SGPM.

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Sitting on the lawn at Mount Vernon Camp 1970

Shivraj Thapa and Sahabir Thapa sitting on the grass at Mount Vernon Camp, during the Dasain holidays. There was a Chinese man who visited the camp to take photographs of everyone. He returned to sell Shivraj a copy of this

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Sitting on the lawn at Mount Vernon Camp 1970

Shivraj Thapa and Sahabir Thapa sitting on the grass at Mount Vernon Camp, during the Dasain holidays. There was a Chinese man who visited the camp to take photographs of everyone. He returned to sell Shivraj a copy of this

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Pasir Ris Picnic 1966

The Gurkhas at Pasir Ris beach for their annual picnic. Date: 1966. Photo Collection: Shivraj Thapa / SGPM.

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Pasir Ris Picnic 1966

The Gurkhas at Pasir Ris beach for their annual picnic. Date: 1966. Photo Collection: Shivraj Thapa / SGPM.

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The Cenotaph 1967

Shivraj Thapa takes a photograph in front of The Cenotaph, a war memorial at Esplanade Park. Date: 1967. Photo Collection: Shivraj Thapa / SGPM.

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The Cenotaph 1967

Shivraj Thapa takes a photograph in front of The Cenotaph, a war memorial at Esplanade Park. Date: 1967. Photo Collection: Shivraj Thapa / SGPM.

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Shivraj Thapa at Paya Lebar Studio 1968

Studio portrait of Shivraj Thapa at Paya Lebar Studio. Date: 1968. Photo Collection: Shivraj Thapa / SGPM.

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Shivraj Thapa at Paya Lebar Studio 1968

Studio portrait of Shivraj Thapa at Paya Lebar Studio. Date: 1968. Photo Collection: Shivraj Thapa / SGPM.

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Cross Country at MacRitchie

On a grass patch at MacRitchie Reservoir, Shivraj Thapa shows off his medal and plaque, where his camp company was overall champion. He came in second for the cross country. Date: Late 1960s. Photo Collection: Shivraj Thapa / SGPM.

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Cross Country at MacRitchie

On a grass patch at MacRitchie Reservoir, Shivraj Thapa shows off his medal and plaque, where his camp company was overall champion. He came in second for the cross country. Date: Late 1960s. Photo Collection: Shivraj Thapa / SGPM.

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Daughters at Pasir Ris

Mangalsing Tamang’s daughters at Pasir Ris beach. Date: Early 1970s. Photo Collection: Aswin Moktan / SGPM.

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Daughters at Pasir Ris

Mangalsing Tamang’s daughters at Pasir Ris beach. Date: Early 1970s. Photo Collection: Aswin Moktan / SGPM.

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NPCC Uniform

Laxmi Moktan, one of the Gurkha children, taking a portrait in her National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC) attire. Date: Unknown. Photo Collection: Aswin Moktan / SGPM.

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NPCC Uniform

Laxmi Moktan, one of the Gurkha children, taking a portrait in her National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC) attire. Date: Unknown. Photo Collection: Aswin Moktan / SGPM.

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Wives at Pasir Ris Beach

Gurkha wives preparing for a group photograph at the Pasir Ris beach annual picnic. Date: Early 1970s. Photo Collection: Aswin Moktan / SGPM.

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Wives at Pasir Ris Beach

Gurkha wives preparing for a group photograph at the Pasir Ris beach annual picnic. Date: Early 1970s. Photo Collection: Aswin Moktan / SGPM.

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