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Private John TOUGH (pronounced “two-ch”) for THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS: a relatively young man, who saw much action in final 9 months of the war; honouring earlier generations who had served & some died with the GORDONS.
His father Charles was twice wounded WW1 6th Bn, Canadian born Uncle John QSM in lst Bn wounded Mar16 & MSM, Uncle James Sgt 6th Bn KIA at FESTUBERT 4 Jun 1918 aged 21, Uncle Albert Pte shell-shocked, Uncle John WILSON served in Egypt KIA 1Decl7): front line in Aug44 for the BATTLES of HOLLAND, REICHSWALD, RHINE CROSSING & GERMANY.
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