Birth: 1891 - June Quarter

Place or Registered Place of Birth: Eccles, Lancashire

Baptism: Not Known

Place of Baptism: Not Known

Death: 14 September 1914 - Aged 23

Place or Registered Place of Death: Killed in Action - Battle of Aisne.

Place of Burial: La Ferte-sous-Jouarre (CWCG) Memorial, Seine et Marne, France

Father: Charles Edward Paget

Mother: Ethel Pilkington Brandreth


The Times, Friday, Oct 23, 1914; pg. 5; Issue 40674; col B
The Fallen Officers
Lieutenant George Godfrey Brandreth Paget was the only child of Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Paget, of Great Houghton House, near Northampton, his grandfathers being the late Sir George E. Paget, of Cambridge, and Canon Brandreth, of Standish, Lancashire. He was educated at Charterhouse, and at the time of his death was 23 years of age. He received his commission in the Northamptonshire Militia in 1908, being promoted to Lieutenant in 1910. He fought with the 1st Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment, and was gazetted a Second Lieutenant therein fro August 14 last. He was killed in action at the Battle of the Aisne on September 14.

Initials: G G B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Northamptonshire Regiment
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 14/09/1914
Additional information: Son of Charles Edward and Ethel Pilkington Paget, of Great Houghton House, Northamptonshire. Educated at Charterhouse. Commissioned in Northamptonshire Militia, 1908, transferred to Regiment, Aug., 1914.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead


1901 Census:

Great Houghton House, Great Houghton, Northamptonshire
Charles E. Paget - Head - 42 - Medical Officer of Health, Northamptonshire
Ethel P. - Wife - 35
George G.B. - Son - 9 - Pendleton Salford, Lancashire

1911 Census:

Blackheath School, Eton House Tonbridge Kent
George Godfrey Brandreth Paget - Boarder - 19 - Student for the Army - Eccles, Lancashire

Lieut. George Godfrey Brandreth Paget