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General Charles George GordonLondon 1833 - Khartoum, Sudan, 1885
also known as Chinese Gordon, Gordon Pasha, and Gordon of Khartoum, was a British army officer and administrator
General Charles C. Gordon c.b.this statue is dedicated to the memory of
General Gordon who so faithfully served
the poor of this borough between the years
1865 to 1871
together with his modernisation of New Tavern Fort
and other forts along the Thames he is best remembered
for his generositt and his struggle to give the benefits
of education to the poor of this town.
General Gordon was murdered during the siege of
Khartoum and departed this life
26th january 1885.
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