Field Marshal Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough,(1779 – 1869) Was A British Army ...
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Description: Field Marshal Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough,(1779 – 1869) was a British Army officer. He commanded the 2nd Battalion of the 87th (Royal Irish Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot during the Peninsular War. After serving as commander-in-chief of the British forces in China during the First Opium War, he became Commander-in-Chief, India and led the British forces in action against the Mahrattas defeating them decisively at the conclusion of the Gwalior Campaign and then commanded the troops that defeated the Sikhs during both the First Anglo-Sikh War and the Second Anglo-Sikh War.