William Julius Gascoigne
|Sir William Gascoigne|
|Born||29 May 1844|
|Died||9 September 1926|
|Commands held||General Officer Commanding the Militia of Canada
Commander of British Troops in China and Hong Kong
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George|
Gascoigne was also the last Lieutenant Governor of Hong Kong (serving from 1898 to 1902), but the role was ceremonial and in lapsed use since the 1870s.
He was appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in 1899, and knighted as a Knight Commander (KCMG) of the same order in Nov 1900 in recognition of services during the Boxer Rebellion in China.
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- Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008, GASCOIGNE, Maj.-Gen. Sir William Julius Gascoigne’; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007
- "no. 27038". The London Gazette. 2 January 1899. p. 2. Retrieved 2 March 2010.
- "no. 27025". The London Gazette. 22 November 1898. p. 6938. Retrieved 2 March 2010.
- "(Supplement) no. 27337". The London Gazette. 24 July 1901. p. 4915.
- Wordie, Jason (2007). Streets: Exploring Kowloon. Hong Kong University Press. p. 70. ISBN 9789622098138.
- "Maj.-Gen. Sir William Julius Gascoigne". The Peerage. 19 February 2009.
|General Officer Commanding the Militia of Canada
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|Commander of British Troops in China and Hong Kong
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