GOUGH, Charles John Stanley

GOUGH, Charles John Stanley. Chittagong 28.1.1832 — Clonmel, co. Tipperary, Ireland 6.9.1912. Sir. British Colonial Officer in India. General. Born in Bengal into a family of Anglo-Irish gentry, son of judge George Gough and Charlotte Margaret Becher. Educated in the U.K. Entered Bengal European Cavalry in 1848. Served in the Punjab campaign, 1857 insurrection, Bhutan war 1864-65, Afghan war 1878-80. K.C.B. 1881. General 1898. Married 1870 Harriette Anastasia de la Poer, of six children only two sons survived into adulthood.

Publications: The Sikhs and the Sikh War. L. 1897.

Sources: Buckland, Dictionary; *R.S. Rait, Oxford D.N.B.; Wikipedia with photo.

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