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Field Marshal Gort

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Field Marshal Gort

Person  Male  Born 10/7/1886  Died 31/3/1946

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: Israel/Palestine, Malta

Army officer. Born John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort at 24 Chesham Place, London. He served with the Grenadier Guards in World War I and was awarded the Victoria Cross in 1918. Appointed Chief of the Imperial General Staff in 1938. Governor of Gibraltar and Malta and High Commissioner for Palestine and Transjordan. Commander in Chief at Dunkirk. Died in Guy's Hospital.

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Field Marshal Viscount Gort VC, 1886 - 1946, Commander in Chief at Dunkirk, l...

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