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John Edmond Gough
Birth: Oct. 25, 1871
Death: Feb. 22, 1915

Victoria Cross Recipient. He served as a unit commander in Rifle Brigade Prince Consort's Own, British Army during the Third Somaliland Expedition, 1902 to 1903. Citation reads: On April 22, 1903, after the action at Daratoleh, Somaliland, now known as Somalia, Major Gough who was in charge of the column, came back to help two captains who were with a mortally wounded officer. They managed to get him on a camel, but he was wounded again and died immediately. He later achieved the rank of Brigadier General, of the King's African Rifles, was also a Knight Commander of the Bath and a Companion of St Michael and St George. In WW I while serving in Estaires France, he was killed in action at age 43. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Charles John Stanley Gough (1832 - 1912)
 
Burial:
Estaires Communal Cemetery
Estaires
Departement du Nord
Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Plot: II, Row A, Grave 7
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Nov 04, 2004
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John Edmond Gough
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- Pamela Howlett
 Added: Oct. 25, 2016
Rest in peace old chap.
- derrick unwin
 Added: Mar. 19, 2016

- poddop
 Added: Nov. 16, 2015
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