9th Year Ceremony Service 01/10/2023 & Charity Dinner evening 17/11/2023

The Gurkha Memorial Fund shall hold our 9th year Ceremony Service event on Sunday 1st October in Christchurch memorial gardens in Folkestone CT20 2BN at 11:00 am. There will be the regimental piper escorts accompanied with distinguished guests followed by the service.

Everyone will be welcomed by the worshipful Town Mayor of Folkestone and the Chairman of Folkestone & Hythe District Council, followed by the bugler sounds of the last post followed by a two minute silence. In addition to prayers and national anthems there will be the traditional wreath laying by all the dignitaries along with the local community.

We will also be holding our Charity dinner evening on Friday 17th November at the Burlington Hotel, Folkestone at 6:30 pm. Costing £40 a ticket, we will enjoy a special Nepalese meal, with music and dancing. For advance tickets please contact John Barber with:

  1. Email address is barberjd49@gmail.com
  2. To book your ticket contact John Barber with number required and names of attendees.
  3. Payment to be made in advance by BACS Gurkha Memorial Fund NatWest sort code 52-41-42 account number 47201290.

The fund is now concentrating on a third computer technology project to provide a computer suite with 30 computers in rural Nepal.


2023 invitation letter

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