Born: In 1889 in Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Family: George was one of ten children born to Patrick Gaughan, a pedlar, and his wife Elizabeth (Ellen) nee Hughes. He married Bertha Cox, Quarter 4 1910 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and together they had three children – Leslie, Serena and Connie.
Residence: In 1891 his family were living at 8 Barlows Yard, Whitchurch but by 1901 they had moved to 33 Newtown Street. In 1911 and now married, he and his wife were stated as boarders at 22 Highgate, Whitchurch. The address given for him on the 1919 Absent Voters` list for Whitchurch was 14 Pepper Street, Whitchurch. His wife is shown as living at the same address when she died in 1938.
Employment: On the 1911 Census George was described as a labourer.
Died: Not known
Regiment: Machine Gun Corps
Service Number: 54596
Date of Enlistment: Not known
Date of Discharge: Not known
Reason for Discharge: Not known
Other information: George`s medals were returned, but the reason for this is not known. He had two brothers, Patrick and James, who also served and died in WW1.