Hemchandra Rai


Age: 42

Summary: Nepalese-born British Hong Kong expat construction engineer and army welfare officer with The Gurkha Welfare Trust (GWT) in the remote foothills of the Himalayas in Chitwan, Nepal
who was among one of more than 72 British foreigners reported missing and presumed dead following the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 5,300 people and injured over 19,000 others during a series of major aftershocks, which also triggered multiple avalanches on Mount Everest and in Langtang valley with the death toll that continues to rise becoming one of the worst natural disaster to strike the Himalayan country since the 1934 Nepal-Bihar earthquake.

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

Born: circa 1972

Died: April 25, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal