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Acting Bombardier Richard McGOUGH

Service No:                                         62759

Regiment/Service:                          102nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery

Cemetery:                                          FEUCHY BRITISH CEMETERY I. A. 11.

 

English professional football centre half who played twice in the Football League for Newcastle United in 1914-15.

Cumbrian Richard McGough arrived at St James’ Park from Carlisle United’s pre-league outfit. He was a compact and skilful midfielder and showed Newcastle directors he was worth an opportunity. McGough operated in the middle of the park in the old fashioned centre-half role and was called into the side for Wilf Low in Newcastle’s first-eleven during season 1914-15 before he joined up to do battle in World War One.

Died of wounds 51st Field Ambulance.

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