James Leslie Eardley Dougal
Service no. 37903
Private, Leicestershire Regiment, 7th Battalion
Formerly 188476, Royal Engineers
Killed in action on 27 May 1918, aged 28
CWGC: "Son of Robert and Mary Dougal, of 14, The Chase, Clapham Common, London."
Remembered at Hermonville Military Cemetery, Marne, France
Information from the 1911 census
In 1911 Clapham-born James Leslie Eardley Dougal, 21 and working as an apprentice constructional engineer, lived with his parents, Robert Dougal, 54, a civil engineer specialising in carriage and wagon engineering (he also worked as a commercial agent) from Easthampton, and Mary Eardley Dougal, 51, from Widnesbury, Stafford, and maternal grandmother, Kate Palmer, 81, from Leicester, at 14 The Chase, Clapham, a 10-roomed house. James was an only child.