The last contingent of Royal Gurkha Rifles (1RGR) have arrived home from Afghanistan and into the arms of their loved ones in Kent. Around 80 members of A Company from 1st battalion were met by friends, family and 1RGR colleagues when they arrived back at Sir John Moore Barracks, Folkestone.
The families of Gurkhas, who are based in Folkestone, are due to welcome them home later. Around eighty have spent the last six months in Afghanistan. They are the last to arrival of the First Battalion the Royal Gurkha Rifles four hundred and seventy strong contingent.