|Sir William Gascoigne|
|Born||May 29, 1844|
|Died||September 9, 1926(aged 82)|
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.
Gascoigne Road in Kowloon, Hong Kong is named after him.
- "No. 22722". 31 March 1863. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/22722/page/
- "No. 23336". 24 December 1867. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/23336/page/
- 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". 2 January 1899. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/27038/page/
- "No. 27025". 22 November 1898. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/27025/page/
- "No. 27337". 24 July 1901. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/27337/page/
- Wordie, Jason (2007). Streets: Exploring Kowloon. Hong Kong University Press. p. 70. ISBN 9789622098138.
- The Peerage.com
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