Capt H.R.Gough passed away at Herwen Military Hospital which wasn't far from Stanger , Gough took part in the Battle at Nyezane 22/1/79 , and was present at Eshowe . Gough had pressing business to take care of and was able to obtain 6 days leave of absence , he proceeded to Durban after the NNC and Colonial troops were ordered to the Tugela in late Feb , Gough fell ill in Durban and was laid up for several weeks . Gough's health didn't really improve , especially after he and others rode to catch the Invading force who left the Tugela on March 29th . Gough and party took only two days to ride the 82 miles to meet up with the force . Gough suffered badly en route and was again taken ill by Dysentery on March 31st . Gough staggered from a wagon to take control of his Company during the battle at Gingindlovhu April 2nd , this was basically the end for Gough whose body was in a bad state , due to the Excitement and Exertions he'd placed upon himself once he left Durban .