Other names: Edgar Charles
Locations in this story: Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, DorsetSturminster Newton, DorsetHounslow, MiddlesexShaftesbury, Dorset
Story: Edgar Charles Toogood was born in Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 22nd December 1899 and baptised at St. John's Church on 14th January 1900, the son of Albert Charles Toogood and Selina Maud Toogood (née Munday). He lived his early life at The Bartons, Enmore Green, Shaftesbury. He enlisted with the Royal Navy on 25th January 1918 (Service No. F47909) but only remained with them until 31st March 1918 when he was transferred to the newly named Royal Air Force (as from 1st April 1918) as an Aircraftsman Class 2 (Service No 247909). It is not known in which theatre he served but he was discharged on 7th May 1919. No medal records have been found in this case. His marriage to Doris Gertrude Branson was recorded at the Sturminster Newton, Dorset, Registry in 1926. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 13 Parsons Pool, Shaftesbury, Dorset, and was working as a Painter and Decorator. He died in Hounslow, Middlesex, on 1st April 1975.