PVT George A. Golden was born in Augusta County, Virginia about 1899. He was the son of Julius Sampson "Plunk" and Lottie Catherine (Moore) Golden. His father worked on the railroad.
George was assigned to D Company 116th Infantry and was killed in action on 8 Oct 1918. His body was returned to the U.S. and he is buried with family in Glen Kirk Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Waynesboro, Virginia.