Other names: Thomas
Locations in this story: Wincanton, SomersetEgyptJerusalem MemorialEast End Farm, Semley, WiltshireSt. Leonard's Church, Semley
Story: Thomas Doggrell was born in 1897 in Wincanton, Somerset. He was the son of Thomas Doggrell, a Farmer, and Sarah Ann Doggrell. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, was a Worker on a Farm and living at East End Farm, Semley, Wiltshire. He enlisted in the Dorset Yeomanry (Queen's Own) (Service No. 230084). He served in Egypt and at the time of his death held the rank of Sergeant. He was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 13th January 1918 and his name appears on the Jerusalem Memorial (Panel 3). He is remembered on the Semley War Memorial in St. Leonard's churchyard, and on the Roll of Honour inside the church. His name was included on the Baptist Chapel plaque, now also in the church.