1980s

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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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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At the Living Room, in Uniform 1985

Jhabe Thapa taking a photograph in his living room just after he completed his duty in uniform. His family lives at Block Q, where the sergeants stay, inside Mount Vernon Camp. Date: 1985. Photo Collection: Jhabe Thapa / SGPM.

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At the Living Room, in Uniform 1985

Jhabe Thapa taking a photograph in his living room just after he completed his duty in uniform. His family lives at Block Q, where the sergeants stay, inside Mount Vernon Camp. Date: 1985. Photo Collection: Jhabe Thapa / SGPM.

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Gurkhas at New Year’s Party 1985

Singapore Gurkhas having a New Year Party at Mount Vernon Officer’s Mess. Date: 1985. Photo Collection: Jhabe Thapa / SGPM.

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Gurkhas at New Year’s Party 1985

Singapore Gurkhas having a New Year Party at Mount Vernon Officer’s Mess. Date: 1985. Photo Collection: Jhabe Thapa / SGPM.

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New Year Party at Mount Vernon Officer's Mess. This was the year that they served crabs, but no one knew how to eat them. Date: 1985.

New Year’s Party 1985

New Year Party at Mount Vernon Officer’s Mess. This was the year that they served crabs, but no one knew how to eat them. Date: 1985. Photo Collection: Jhabe Thapa / SGPM.

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New Year Party at Mount Vernon Officer's Mess. This was the year that they served crabs, but no one knew how to eat them. Date: 1985.

New Year’s Party 1985

New Year Party at Mount Vernon Officer’s Mess. This was the year that they served crabs, but no one knew how to eat them. Date: 1985. Photo Collection: Jhabe Thapa / SGPM.

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Neighbour’s Daughters 1985

Shova Gurung with her neighbour’s twin daughters Prina and Tina Limbu. Date: 1985. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Neighbour’s Daughters 1985

Shova Gurung with her neighbour’s twin daughters Prina and Tina Limbu. Date: 1985. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Home at Block ‘R’ 1985

Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) and his wife, Shova Gurung at home located at Block ‘R’ inside Mount Vernon Camp. Date: 1985. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Home at Block ‘R’ 1985

Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) and his wife, Shova Gurung at home located at Block ‘R’ inside Mount Vernon Camp. Date: 1985. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Wives at East Coast Park 1984

Singapore Gurkha wives by the beach at East Coast Park. Date: 24 Nov 1984. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Wives at East Coast Park 1984

Singapore Gurkha wives by the beach at East Coast Park. Date: 24 Nov 1984. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Dancing at East Coast Park 1983

Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) dancing with his wife, Shova Gurung at East Coast Park. Date: June, 1983. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Dancing at East Coast Park 1983

Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) dancing with his wife, Shova Gurung at East Coast Park. Date: June, 1983. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Trip to Zoo 1983

Gurkha wives and their children visiting the Singapore Zoo. The wives are all neighbours at Block ‘R’ inside Mount Vernon Camp. This was Shova Gurung’s first year in Singapore. Date: 1983. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Trip to Zoo 1983

Gurkha wives and their children visiting the Singapore Zoo. The wives are all neighbours at Block ‘R’ inside Mount Vernon Camp. This was Shova Gurung’s first year in Singapore. Date: 1983. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Taking a break at Pulau Tekong 1982

Enjoying some rest time at Pulau Tekong with Kaji Rai (9260) on the right, for recruit training in Singapore. Seated on the left, Krishna Bahadur Gurung’s (4930) first batch of recruits was trained in Hong Kong for close to 10

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Taking a break at Pulau Tekong 1982

Enjoying some rest time at Pulau Tekong with Kaji Rai (9260) on the right, for recruit training in Singapore. Seated on the left, Krishna Bahadur Gurung’s (4930) first batch of recruits was trained in Hong Kong for close to 10

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Hong Kong Recruit Training 1981

At HK New Territory Training area, conducting recruit training and camouflage. Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) in the center with the rifle. Date: 1981. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Hong Kong Recruit Training 1981

At HK New Territory Training area, conducting recruit training and camouflage. Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) in the center with the rifle. Date: 1981. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Hong Kong Passing Out Parade 1981

Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) taking part in the passing out parade at Hong Kong, when it was a British colony. He was the right-hand marker of the platoon. He was training recruits then. Date: 1981. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung

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Hong Kong Passing Out Parade 1981

Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) taking part in the passing out parade at Hong Kong, when it was a British colony. He was the right-hand marker of the platoon. He was training recruits then. Date: 1981. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung

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Cultural Night 1981

Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) performing during Dasain festival’s Cultural Night with Amar Gurung (9127), a good singer and dancer, and was usually the female lead. Date: 1981. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Cultural Night 1981

Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) performing during Dasain festival’s Cultural Night with Amar Gurung (9127), a good singer and dancer, and was usually the female lead. Date: 1981. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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MT Drivers

Arun Kumar Tamang (far right), with drivers from Motor Transport section. On the left used to be 10-storey buildings, Block R and S. The bus is used to deploy the Singapore Gurkhas for duty and pick-up. On most mornings, he

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MT Drivers

Arun Kumar Tamang (far right), with drivers from Motor Transport section. On the left used to be 10-storey buildings, Block R and S. The bus is used to deploy the Singapore Gurkhas for duty and pick-up. On most mornings, he

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Along Joo Seng Street

A group photograph of Singapore Gurkha wives and children with a newly-built HDB flat in the background. One afternoon, everyone from Block G decided to take a walk around the camp premises near Joo Seng street. The HDB block was

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Along Joo Seng Street

A group photograph of Singapore Gurkha wives and children with a newly-built HDB flat in the background. One afternoon, everyone from Block G decided to take a walk around the camp premises near Joo Seng street. The HDB block was

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