Other names: George
Locations in this story: Shaftesbury, DorsetEnmore Green, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Story: 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. He married Gertrude Rose Ingram at Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 26 Feb 1922. He died at the early age of 41 years in 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.