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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 & 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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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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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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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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Visiting Haw Par Villa

Jhabe Thapa and his wife visited Haw Par Villa during his holiday break. They were on holiday. Date: Early 1970s. Photo Collection: Jhabe Thapa / SGPM.

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Visiting Haw Par Villa

Jhabe Thapa and his wife visited Haw Par Villa during his holiday break. They were on holiday. Date: Early 1970s. Photo Collection: Jhabe Thapa / SGPM.

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Jhabe Thapa with his son Bikash as they visited the beach for their annual picnic. Date: 1979. Photo Collection: Jhabe Thapa / SGPM.

Jhabe & Bikash Thapa by the beach 1979

Jhabe Thapa with his son Bikash as they visited the beach for their annual picnic. Date: 1979. Photo Collection: Jhabe Thapa / SGPM.

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Jhabe Thapa with his son Bikash as they visited the beach for their annual picnic. Date: 1979. Photo Collection: Jhabe Thapa / SGPM.

Jhabe & Bikash Thapa by the beach 1979

Jhabe Thapa with his son Bikash as they visited the beach for their annual picnic. Date: 1979. Photo Collection: Jhabe Thapa / 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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Pasir Ris Park Picnic 1978

Picnic at Pasir Ris Park, with Singapore Gurkhas from the same district. Date: 1978. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Pasir Ris Park Picnic 1978

Picnic at Pasir Ris Park, with Singapore Gurkhas from the same district. Date: 1978. 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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Police Carnival at Police Academy 1991

Shova Gurung and her daughter Puja, at the Police Academy for the yearly Police Carnival. Date: Jun, 1991. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Police Carnival at Police Academy 1991

Shova Gurung and her daughter Puja, at the Police Academy for the yearly Police Carnival. Date: Jun, 1991. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Pistol Practice

Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) on off duty at Bukit Timah, practising using a pistol. Date: Late 1970s. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Pistol Practice

Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) on off duty at Bukit Timah, practising using a pistol. Date: Late 1970s. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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A Picnic at Pasir Ris 1978

For picnics – usually Nepalis from the same district – at Pasir Ris, the usual staple will include bread (sel roti) and spicy potatoes (aloo dum). The recruits can be found in the background wearing white t-shirts and shorts. Date:

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A Picnic at Pasir Ris 1978

For picnics – usually Nepalis from the same district – at Pasir Ris, the usual staple will include bread (sel roti) and spicy potatoes (aloo dum). The recruits can be found in the background wearing white t-shirts and shorts. Date:

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First long leave, departing Singapore

Singapore Gurkhas from the same batch preparing for their first leave back home to Kathmandu. Date: 1979. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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First long leave, departing Singapore

Singapore Gurkhas from the same batch preparing for their first leave back home to Kathmandu. Date: 1979. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Playing Guitar at Pasir Ris Park 1978

With their guitars at Pasir Ris Park, the Singapore Gurkhas and the young Nepali boys in camp sang songs in their own language. Meanwhile, the portable radio was tuned to Hindi songs. Date: 1978. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Playing Guitar at Pasir Ris Park 1978

With their guitars at Pasir Ris Park, the Singapore Gurkhas and the young Nepali boys in camp sang songs in their own language. Meanwhile, the portable radio was tuned to Hindi songs. Date: 1978. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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