James Doggart, 19231984 (aged 61 years)

Name
James /Doggart/
Given names
James
Nickname
Jimmy
Surname
Doggart
Birth September 6, 1923 40
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Stanley Baldwin
from May 22, 1923 to January 22, 1924 (aged 4 months)

Death of a sisterAgnes Doggart
November 29, 1933 (aged 10 years)

Burial of a sisterAgnes Doggart
December 1, 1933 (aged 10 years)
Cemetery: Dundonald
British King
George V
from May 6, 1910 to January 20, 1936 (aged 12 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Ramsey MacDonald
from January 22, 1924 to June 7, 1935 (aged 11 years)

British King
Edward VII
from January 20, 1936 to December 11, 1936 (aged 13 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Stanley Baldwin
from June 7, 1935 to May 28, 1937 (aged 13 years)

British King
George VI
from December 11, 1936 to February 6, 1952 (aged 28 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Neville Chamberlain
from May 28, 1937 to May 10, 1940 (aged 16 years)

Military
No. 1 Company, 3rd Battalion Irish Guards
about 1943 (aged 19 years)

Note: According to Diane from ww2guards.com he was in No…

According to Diane from ww2guards.com he was in No. 1 Company, 3rd Battalion Irish Guards for the duration of the war, and later when the 2nd and 3rd Bns were disbanded, he would have served the rest of his career with the 1st Bn. He is mentioned in Cornelius Ryan's book A Bridge Too Far and was one of the contributors/interviewees to the research.

The following are quotes from books...

Lance Corporal James Doggart's tank was hit. "I don't remember seeing or hearing the explosion," he says. "I was suddenly flat on my back in a ditch with the tank leaning over me. I had a Bren gun across my chest and next to me was a young lad with his arm nearly severed. Nearby, another of our men was dead. The tank was on fire and I don't recall seeing any of the crew get out."

With the Typhoons firing only yards away from them, the British infantry men grimly began to dig out the Germans from their hidden trenches. Lance Corporal Doggart had escaped from the ditch where he landed when his tank was hit. He raced across the road and jumped into an empty enemy slit trench. "At the same moment, two Germans--one a young fellow without a jacket, the other a tough-looking bastard of about thirty-- jumped in after me from the opposite direction," Doggart says. Without hesitating, Doggart kicked the older German in the face. The younger man, immediately cowed, surrendered. Covering both with his rifle, Doggart sent them marching back along the road "with streams of other Germans, all running with their hands behind their heads. Those that were too slow got a fast kick in the backside."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Market_Garden

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arnhem_road_bridge

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Winston Churchill
from May 10, 1940 to July 26, 1945 (aged 21 years)

World War 2 from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 21 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Clement Atlee
from July 26, 1945 to October 26, 1951 (aged 28 years)

National Health Service
Free healthcare for all
from July 5, 1948 (aged 24 years)

Olympic Games
Games of the XIV Olympiad
from July 29, 1948 to August 14, 1948 (aged 24 years)
British Queen
Elizabeth II
from February 6, 1952 (aged 28 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Winston Churchill
from October 26, 1951 to April 6, 1955 (aged 31 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Anthony Eden
from April 6, 1955 to January 10, 1957 (aged 33 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Harold Macmillan
from January 10, 1957 to October 19, 1963 (aged 40 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Alex Douglas-Home
from October 19, 1963 to October 16, 1964 (aged 41 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Harold Wilson
from October 16, 1964 to June 19, 1970 (aged 46 years)

Death of a fatherHugh Doggart
February 26, 1971 (aged 47 years)

Burial of a fatherHugh Doggart
March 1, 1971 (aged 47 years)
Cemetery: Dundonald
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Edward Heath
from June 19, 1970 to March 4, 1974 (aged 50 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Harold Wilson
from March 4, 1974 to April 5, 1976 (aged 52 years)

Burial of a motherCatherine Thompson
March 24, 1977 (aged 53 years)
Cemetery: Dundonald
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
James Callaghan
from April 5, 1976 to May 4, 1979 (aged 55 years)

Winter of Discontent
Mass industrial action, power cuts and a three-day working week.
from October 1978 to February 1979 (aged 55 years)
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Margaret Thatcher
from May 4, 1979 to November 28, 1990 (aged 67 years)

Death November 3, 1984 (aged 61 years)
Family with parents
father
mother
elder sister
19061933
Birth: November 25, 1906 23
Death: November 29, 1933
18 months
elder sister
19081998
Birth: May 8, 1908 25
Burial: October 20, 1998Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland
brother
Private
elder sister
sister
Private
elder brother
19202004
Birth: October 14, 1920 37
Burial: April 23, 2004
3 years
himself
James Doggart
19231984
Birth: September 6, 1923 40Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death: November 3, 1984Ploughley, Oxfordshire, England
Family with Private
himself
James Doggart
19231984
Birth: September 6, 1923 40Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death: November 3, 1984Ploughley, Oxfordshire, England
ex-wife
Private
son
Private
Family with Private
himself
James Doggart
19231984
Birth: September 6, 1923 40Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death: November 3, 1984Ploughley, Oxfordshire, England
ex-wife
Private
Military

According to Diane from ww2guards.com he was in No. 1 Company, 3rd Battalion Irish Guards for the duration of the war, and later when the 2nd and 3rd Bns were disbanded, he would have served the rest of his career with the 1st Bn. He is mentioned in Cornelius Ryan's book A Bridge Too Far and was one of the contributors/interviewees to the research.

The following are quotes from books...

Lance Corporal James Doggart's tank was hit. "I don't remember seeing or hearing the explosion," he says. "I was suddenly flat on my back in a ditch with the tank leaning over me. I had a Bren gun across my chest and next to me was a young lad with his arm nearly severed. Nearby, another of our men was dead. The tank was on fire and I don't recall seeing any of the crew get out."

With the Typhoons firing only yards away from them, the British infantry men grimly began to dig out the Germans from their hidden trenches. Lance Corporal Doggart had escaped from the ditch where he landed when his tank was hit. He raced across the road and jumped into an empty enemy slit trench. "At the same moment, two Germans--one a young fellow without a jacket, the other a tough-looking bastard of about thirty-- jumped in after me from the opposite direction," Doggart says. Without hesitating, Doggart kicked the older German in the face. The younger man, immediately cowed, surrendered. Covering both with his rifle, Doggart sent them marching back along the road "with streams of other Germans, all running with their hands behind their heads. Those that were too slow got a fast kick in the backside."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Market_Garden

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arnhem_road_bridge

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