George Toogood

Surname: Toogood
Other names: George
Other people in this story:
Frederick Toogood
Annie Elizabeth Toogood (nee Maskell)
Gertrude Rose Ingram
Frederick George Toogood
Arthur Charles Toogood
Reginald Toogood
Bertie Toogood
Charley Toogood
Locations in this story:
Shaftesbury, Dorset
Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, Dorset

George Toogood was born in Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 28 Jan 1888 and baptised there on 22 Mar 1888 the son of Frederick Toogood and Annie Elizabeth Toogood (nee Maskell).  He lived all his life, apart from Military Service, in the Shaftesbury area.  According to the Absent Voters List for 1918 he had served with the 7th Battalion of the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry as a Private (Service No. 9607).  There are no obvious medal records in this case.  The 1921 Census shows him living with his father in Enmore Green working as a Farm Labourer. He married Gertrude Rose Ingram at Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 26 Feb 1922.   He died at the early age of 41 years on 10 May 1929 and was buried at Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, on 14 May 1929.  His brothers, Frederick George Toogood, Arthur Charles Toogood, Reginald Toogood, Charley Toogood and Bertie Toogood, also served in the conflict.


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