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Hugh Sutlej Gough
Born (1848-02-04)February 4, 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[]

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]

He lived at Llechweddygarth Hall in Montgomeryshire.[2] He was also Deputy Lieutenant of Caernarvonshire.[3]


In 1886 he married Beatrice Sophia Henning; they had a son and a daughter.[2][4]


Government offices
Preceded by
Henry Abadie
Lieutenant Governor of Jersey
Succeeded by
Sir Alexander Rochfort

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