Obituary: Sergeant Scruff McGough

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Read this on my flight home on Saturday, but only just found it electronically.

RIP.

Telegraph 24 June 2006 said:
Sergeant 'Scruff' McGough

Sergeant Paul "Scruff" Mcgough, who has died aged 41, was a member of the Special Boat Service unit which took part in the siege of Qala-i-Janghi, Afghanistan, one of the most highly decorated missions in the recent history of the British special forces.

Some of McGough's exploits were described in Damien Lewis's Bloody Heroes, published earlier this month.

He was killed in a hang gliding accident on Cyprus on June 1, and leaves a widow and children.

Full text: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/mai...DETAILS&grid=&xml=/news/2006/06/24/db2403.xml
 
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merkator said:
Read this on my flight home on Saturday, but only just found it electronically.

RIP.

Telegraph 24 June 2006 said:
Sergeant 'Scruff' McGough

Sergeant Paul "Scruff" Mcgough, who has died aged 41, was a member of the Special Boat Service unit which took part in the siege of Qala-i-Janghi, Afghanistan, one of the most highly decorated missions in the recent history of the British special forces.

Some of McGough's exploits were described in Damien Lewis's Bloody Heroes, published earlier this month.

He was killed in a hang gliding accident on Cyprus on June 1, and leaves a widow and children.

Full text: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/mai...DETAILS&grid=&xml=/news/2006/06/24/db2403.xml
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