W. Brook Northey

W. BROOK NORTHEY was a British officer of the Gurkha regiment, in which he served for twenty years. He trained the Nepal Escort in Kathmandu, served with the Nepalese Contingent on the Indian Frontier during the Great War and held the post of Recruiting Officer for five years, during which he was permitted by Chandra Shumshere to visit the interiors of Nepal that were out of bounds to other Europeans.