Nepal

Sachin Limbu

Sachin Limbu

(1988 – 2012)

  • your courage will live on in our hearts forever
    Lit by greg weber
  • rest in peace dear brave soldier
    Lit by jacqueline smithson
Nepal

Sachin Limbu

Sachin Limbu
(1988 – 2012)

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Sachin Limbu

(1988 – 2012)
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About Sachin
This is an online tribute dedicated in memory of Rifleman Sachin Limbu from 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles, who tragically died from wounds he received in combat at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham on Monday 2nd January 2012.
Rifleman Sachin Limbu was a member of 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles (1 RGR). He deployed on Operation HERRICK 12 with B (Sari Bari) Company, 1st Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles as a machine gunner.
He was involved in a number of operations to stabilise the area of Walizi Village, many of which involved intense, protracted and close-quarter combat in an area known to present a high risk from improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
On 24 June 2010 his multiple
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deployed on a patrol to Walizi as part of an operation to enable Local National Freedom of movement and deter insurgent activity in the area. As this multiple reached its objective, an area characterised by frequent insurgent attacks, Rifleman Sachin moved into a fire position to provide protection to his comrades and was caught in an explosion from a hidden IED.
He was evacuated to Selly Oak via Camp Bastion. Sachin Limbu died on 2 January 2012, in the New Queen Elizabeth Hospital, surrounded by his family.
Rifleman Sachin Limbu, aged 23, was born on 3 October 1988 and came from Rajghat, Morang in Nepal. His father was a Gurkha Senior Non-Commissioned Officer and Sachin was brought up in the life and
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community of 7th Gurkha Rifles and later 2nd Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles in Hong Kong and Brunei.
He passed the rigorous selection for the Brigade of Gurkhas in 2007 and after the combat infantryman course in Catterick, joined 1RGR in Brunei where he conducted extensive jungle warfare training before moving with the battalion to the UK and undertaking training for deployment to Afghanistan.
Mr Dillisher Limbu, Rifleman Sachin's father and a retired Gurkha soldier, said:
"My wife and I are immensely proud of our only beloved son who has sacrificed his life for the good of others. Sachin was our only son and we both extend our sincere thanks to all the staff at The New Queen Elizabeth hospital
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and Brigade of Gurkhas who have supported us all so closely."
Sachin Limbu died a hero and this memorial has been created so that we shall never forget the sacrifice he made. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 18th Jan 2012
greg weber
wrote:
You came from a far off land to fight for our people.Your name will live on carved in the granite walls of history, and you brave warrior, will fly with the eagles above those beautiful mountains of yours for ever more.Rest in peace brave warrior.
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Kindly lit by
greg weber
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
your courage will live on in our hearts forever
Kindly lit by
jacqueline smithson
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
rest in peace dear brave soldier
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Sachin Limbu

This is an online tribute dedicated in memory of Rifleman Sachin Limbu from 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles, who tragically died from wounds he received in combat at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham on Monday 2nd January 2012.
Rifleman Sachin Limbu was a member of 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles (1 RGR). He deployed on Operation HERRICK 12 with B (Sari Bari) Company, 1st Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles as a machine gunner.
He was involved in a number of operations to stabilise the area of Walizi Village, many of which involved intense, protracted and close-quarter combat in an area known to present a high risk from improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
On 24 June 2010 his multiple...

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