Charles Edward Doherty, MD

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Rank and Honours: Major 104th Regiment, August 1914
Lieutenant Colonel, October 1916
Mentioned in Despatches, January, 1917
Unit(s): The Canadian Army Medical Corps
Next of Kin / Parents: William F. Doherty (father deceased)
Elweena Martin (wife)
Date of Birth: 29 November, 1873
Enlisted: August 1914 (Resigned March 1918)
Date of Death (& Place): 14 August, 1920 at New Westminister, British Columbia
Burial Information: Unknown
Further Personal Information: CHARLES EDWARD DOHERTY Nov. 29, 1873 Aug. 14, 1920
Lieut.-Colonel, Canadian Army Medical Corps
Son of the late William Frederick Doherty; b. Hanlan, Peel Cy.; ed. Model School, St. Michael’s College, Jarvis Street C.I., Toronto; Trinity Medical College 1895-99, M.D., C.M., Superintendent, Hospital, Nelson, B.C.; Practising at Fernie, B.C.; Medical Major; md. Elweena Martin.
In August 1914 he was appointed, as Major, to No. 1 Canadian General Hospital, with which he went to France in April 1915. He was appointed A.D.M.S. in London in October, and served there till his return to Canada in August 1917. In January 1917 he was mentioned in Despatches. He was Commanding Officer of the Newmarket Hospital for some months till March 1918. He then returned to New Westminister and resumed his duties, partly in the care of soldiers, at the Hospital for the Insane. When working there he was taken ill and died at his home.
Source: University of Toronto Roll of Service 1914 1918, University of Toronto Press, Page 160
University of Toronto Roll of Service Record of Service
University of Toronto Record of Service prepared by spouse, Elweena Martin Doherty
See Obituary from the North Toronto Paper, August 17th, 1920
Details have been verified from the following sources: Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Veterans Affairs Canada

Commonwealth War Grave Commission