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Colonel St George Corbet Gore CSI (1849–1913) was an English army officer and Surveyor General of India from 1899 to 1904.

He was born on 24 February 1849 and educated at Lancing College before being gazetted as lieutenant in the Royal Engineers in 1870. He served with distinction through the Second Anglo-Afghan War (1878–1880) and was mentioned in dispatches following the Battle of Ahmed Khel. He was appointed Surveyor General of India in 1899 and made Companion of the Order of the Star of India in 1903.

Gore is commemorated in the scientific name of a species of Asian snake, Dendrelaphis gorei.[1]


  1. Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. ("Gore", p. 104).

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