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First transmitted in 1989, this third episode in a six-part series delving into the world of regimental tradition looks at the role of the Gurkhas in the British Army.

First transmitted in 1989, this third episode in a six-part series delving into the world of regimental tradition looks Gurkhas' history and commitment to the British Army. They swear their oath of allegiance directly to Her Majesty the Queen and continue to revere ‘The Queen’s Truncheon’, which was awarded to them by Queen Victoria in recognition of their service during the Indian Mutiny.

BBC Four Army Collection

First shown: 8pm 20 Nov 1989 Over a year left Duration 28 mins

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