MAJ William Gough

Birth
Death 22 Apr 1822 (aged 43–44)
Burial Ballinspittle, County Cork, Ireland
Memorial ID 155496587 · View Source
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Died when 44 years old in a shipwreck off the coast of Ireland.


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SACRED
To The Memory Of
Major WILLIAM GOUGH
68th Light Infantry
Who Died Having Served
His King & Country
26 Years
In Europe, Asia And America
Having Fought Under
WELLINGTON
At Salamansa, Vittoria.
Where He Was Severely Wounded
Hit By Grape? Shot In The Left Leg.
Was Wrecked
In The Albion, American Vessel
Near Garrettstown
On The Morning Of The 22nd April 1822
In The 44th Year Of His Age

"Whatever The Lord Pleased That Did He In
Heaven And On Earth, In The Seas
And All Deep Places." Psalm 135: Verse 6.


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  • Created by: Jenny Dené-Hotchkiss
  • Added: 29 Nov 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 155496587
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for MAJ William Gough (1778–22 Apr 1822), Find A Grave Memorial no. 155496587, citing Templetrine Graveyard (Old), Ballinspittle, County Cork, Ireland ; Maintained by Jenny Dené-Hotchkiss (contributor 47344781) .