Wives & Children

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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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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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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Jhabe Thapa’s Children 1976

Family portrait taken at Paya Lebar studio. Jhabe Thapa had three daughters and one son. Date: 1976. Photo Collection: Jhabe Thapa / SGPM.

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Jhabe Thapa’s Children 1976

Family portrait taken at Paya Lebar studio. Jhabe Thapa had three daughters and one son. Date: 1976. 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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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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Arun Kumar Tamang & Meena Tamang

Studio portrait at a Paya Lebar studio. Arun Kumar Tamang with his wife, Meena Tamang and son – just 7 days old when this portrait was taken. By then, Arun has been in the Singapore Gurkha Contingent for close to

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Arun Kumar Tamang & Meena Tamang

Studio portrait at a Paya Lebar studio. Arun Kumar Tamang with his wife, Meena Tamang and son – just 7 days old when this portrait was taken. By then, Arun has been in the Singapore Gurkha Contingent for close to

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Gurkha Wives Posing at Mount Vernon Camp

Singapore Gurkha wives and children sitting on the grass sandwiched between Block L (left) and Block M in Mount Vernon Camp. Date: 1971. Photo Collection: Aswin Tamang /SGPM.

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Gurkha Wives Posing at Mount Vernon Camp

Singapore Gurkha wives and children sitting on the grass sandwiched between Block L (left) and Block M in Mount Vernon Camp. Date: 1971. Photo Collection: Aswin Tamang /SGPM.

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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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