1960s

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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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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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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Jhabe Thapa’s Family Photo 1966

Family photo of Jhabe Thapa, his wife and daughter Manu Thapa at the Paya Lebar studio. The people working at the studio convinced him that photographs taken in a heart shape will look better. Date: 1966. Photo Collection: Jhabe Thapa

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Jhabe Thapa’s Family Photo 1966

Family photo of Jhabe Thapa, his wife and daughter Manu Thapa at the Paya Lebar studio. The people working at the studio convinced him that photographs taken in a heart shape will look better. Date: 1966. Photo Collection: Jhabe Thapa

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