MCGOUGH, Paul

Known as: 
Scruff
Rank: 
Sergeant
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
P043260W
Died : 
Thursday, June 1, 2006
Age: 
41
Sergeant Paul McGough received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service at sea in October 2004 [1].
  • 2001 - Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished services during the three-day siege of Afghanistan's Qala-i-Jangi jail [2] +[3].
  • 2006 - Died in a paramotoring - flying accident on Cyprus shortly after leaving the Service [4].
Sources 
[1] London Gazette 57751, page 11648.
[2] London Gazette Supp. 57070, page 12068.
[3] Daily Telegraph Obituary 24 June 2006.
[4] Report on the Inquest in the Daily Telegraph online 16 Dec. 2008.
 

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