British portrait and subject painter, decorator and designer for textiles. Born 2 June 1880 at Blackburn, died in London 13 November 1952. Studied at the Manchester School of Art, the Royal College of Art., the City and Guilds School, Kennington, and at the Académie Julian and Atelier Colarossi in Paris. Exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1901 and at the New English Art Club. Served as Staff Sergeant in the Yeomanry from 1910 and was in Egypt, Balkans, Dardanelles, Gallipoli and Palestine during the 1914–18 war. Held an exhibition at the Leicester Galleries 1919 of pictures of Palestine, Syria, etc. Married Amy K. Browning, painter, 1916. His paintings can be found in several British museums, for example. Tate Gallery London, Imperial War Museum, London.
Thomas Dugdale visited Macedonia in 1917, where he served in the British forces located around the lake of Dojran. He has painted the painting entitled “Bombardment of Bulgar Trenches: Doiran Balkans, Pip Ridge, and Grande Petite Couronnes” which is today in the Art collection of the Imperial War Museum in London, UK.