APS Cover May 2019 –Platinum Jubilee 4th Battalion The 8th Gorkha Rifles
APS Cover issued on 13 May 2019 to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of 4th Battalion The 8th Gorkha Rifles. It was raised on 15 Mar 1941. In World War II the Battalion took park in Burma Campaign and Rfn(Later Hav) Lachhiman Gurung earned the Victoria Cross in the Battle of Taungdaw in Burma. It has taken part in all operations post Independence and has earned two MVCs and Two KCs among many other Gallantry and Distinguished Services’ awards.
APS Cover Ser No 20/19