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Place of Birth: East Witton, Yorkshire
Service No: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1/4th Battalion
Division: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
Date of Death: 1916-02-17
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. G. 25.
CWGC Cemetery: POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
John Maughan (born 4 January 1890) was the son of John and Annie Maughan, née Robinson. John, senior, was born in East Witton without, Yorkshire and Annie at Cockerton, Co. Durham. Annie died in 1896 and John married Frances Haslewood (born Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, c. 1875).
1891 East Witton without, Yorkshire Census: Jervaulx - John Maughan, aged 1 year, born East Witton without, son of John and Annie Maughan.
1901 Aysgarth, Yorkshire Census: Preparatory School for Boarders - John Maughan, aged 11 years born Jervaulx, Yorkshire. Pupil.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Capt John Maughan, 4/York. R. Theatre of War first served in: France. Date of entry therein: 17.4.15. K. in A. 17.2.16. Correspondence: Medals to be sent [to] John Maughan Esqr. Abbey Hill, Jervaulx, Middleham, Yorks.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Capt J. Maughan, Yorkshire Regiment. K. in A. 17.2.16
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Capt J. Maughan, 4 Yorks. Rgt. Date and Place of Death: 17.2.16. In action. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father and Admn'r - John Maughan, Esq. £111 16s. 6d.
John is commemorated on the East Witton War Memorial and in the Marlborough College Memorial Hall.
Photograph courtesy of Keith Taylor.
A short biography of John is included in: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Captain JOHN MAUGHAN
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
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