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Queen’s Gurkha Engineers Unit Lapel Pin

Military Remembrance Pins

  • £650


The New QGE Unit Lapel Pin is currently waiting to go into production.

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Wear this QGE Pin with pride at any time of the year not just Remembrance Week.

Made with High quality metals and enamels.

1 x Rear metal butterfly pin fasteners.

Size: 28mm 

Free UK Postage & Packaging

Worldwide postage will be added at checkout for your country destination. Using the current Royal Mail Standard Delivery Tariffs. Tracked & Signed options are available.

Also available is this Royal Engineers Colours Lapel Pin 
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Gurkhas were first enlisted into the Corps of Royal Engineers in September 1948 when a Gurkha Training Squadron RE was formed at Kluang, Malaya. 67 Field Squadron RE was raised in 1949, 68 Field Squadron RE in 1950 and the RHQ of 50 Field Regiment RE followed in 1951.

The Regiment later became part of the Brigade of Gurkhas and ‘The Gurkha Engineers’ on 28th September; it is this date which we now celebrate as the Regimental Birthday.
The Regiment was based at Sungei Besi near Kuala Lumpur from 1955 – 1961. The Regiment became part of the Brigade of Gurkhas in September 1955, and by Royal Warrant, on 28 September 1955, its designation was changed to “The Gurkha Engineers” and its own cap badge and insignia were adopted.

The title ‘The Queen’s Gurkha Engineers’ was bestowed by Her Majesty The Queen on 21st April 1977.  Shortly afterwards in 1981 the newly re-established 69 Gurkha Field Squadron moved to Kitchener Barracks, to be deployed to the Falklands the following year.

69 Gurkha Field Squadron moved to Invicta Park Barracks in 1994, and 70 Gurkha Field Support Squadron reformed in 2000 where they both remain today. For Afghanistan both Squadrons re-roled to Search and have recently adjusted to become Force Support Field Squadrons.


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