St. James from Park Walk

Fred Toogood

Surname: Toogood
Other names: Fred
Other people in this story:
Margaret Annie Toogood
Locations in this story:
St. James, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Yeovil, Somerset
Enmore Green, Shaftesbury

Fred Toogood was born in St. James, Shaftesbury, Dorset, in 1884.    He had enlisted with the Special Reserves of the 3rd Battalion of the Dorsetshire Regiment (Service No. 2466).   He was working in Yeovil and boarding out when he was embodied on 1st September 1914 and joined the 2nd Battalion of his Regiment (Service No. 240823).  He was posted to India with the 5th Company and whilst there suffered severe wounds to his leg which led to an amputation.   He was discharged on a full pension for life on 10th August 1917.  He was married to Margaret Annie Toogood and lived in Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, Dorset, before moving back to Yeovil, Somerset, where he died in 1937.


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