Hugh Sutlej Gough

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Hugh Sutlej Gough
Born 4 February 1848
Died 1920
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Years of service 1862–1910
Rank Major-General
Commands held 18th Royal Hussars
Awards Companion of the Order of the Bath
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George

Major-General Hugh Sutlej Gough CB CMG DL (4 February 1848 – 1920) was a British Army officer who became Lieutenant Governor of Jersey.

Military career[edit]

Gough joined the Royal Navy in 1862 and then transferred to 10th Royal Hussars in 1868.[1] He was appointed Aide-de-camp to the Commander-in-Chief, India in 1876 and then served in Afghanistan and Egypt before commanding 3rd Mounted Rifles for the Bechuanaland expedition in 1884.[1] He became Commanding Officer of 18th Royal Hussars in 1889 and Assistant Adjutant for Cavalry in 1893 before being made Lieutenant Governor of Jersey in 1904 and retiring in 1910.[1]

On retirement he was given the colonelcy of the 20th Hussars, a post he held until his death in 1920. [2]

He lived at Llechweddygarth Hall in Montgomeryshire.[3] He was also Deputy Lieutenant of Caernarvonshire.[4]

Family[edit]

In 1886, he married Beatrice Sophia Henning; they had a son and a daughter.[3][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
  2. ^ "20th Hussars". Regiments.org. Archived from the original on 16 October 2007. 
  3. ^ a b Gough History
  4. ^ "No. 28083". The London Gazette. 26 November 1907. p. 8190. 
  5. ^ The Peerage.com
Government offices
Preceded by
Henry Abadie
Lieutenant Governor of Jersey
1904–1910
Succeeded by
Sir Alexander Rochfort