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Edward Spencer DOUGHTY [1881-1958]

Edward Spencer
Birthplace (country): 

Mentioned in several diaries as 'Colonel Doughty'.


Passenger List  Gripsholm Arriving New York 25 August 1942

Edward Spencer Doughty age 61 Irish English immigr.comm. [?]

Occupation C. I R. Irrigated Land Company in newspaper at time of his marriage

Ohio US Marriage Records 7 September 1911 Huron Ohio US

Edward Spencer Doughty son of William John Doughty and Elizabeth Mary Anderson born England[?] occupation Land Rgt. C.R.R.Ry.Co [?] married Helen Florence Mason

Canada Military Honours Cards

 Edward Spencer Doughty awarded D.S.O. 24 September 1916, Bars to D.S.O. 4 October 1918 and 2 December 1918. Mentioned in despatches 31 December 1918

D.N.R. Cn. Pac. Rly. Co Calgary

Canadian Great War Project Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Spencer Doughty

Militia - 103rd \Regiment, Calgary Rifles Born in India

When this man won the DSO he was serving as Major in the 31st Battalion.

In April 1916 when this man was a Major he was in charge of C Company in the area of St Elooi, Belgium.

Colonels of the Canadian Expeditionary Force

Born in India on 25 January 1881, Edward Spencer Doughty was second-in-command with the 31st Bell’s Bulldogs Battalion. Twice wounded in the field, he assumed command of the battalion when the original commander, Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Bell was promoted to brigadier general on 23 April 1918

British Columbia Canada Death Index

Edward Spencer Doughty  age 75 death 11 March 1959 Penticton BC Canada

Find a Grave - Lakeview Cemetery Penticton BC Canada

Edward Spencer Doughty born 25 January 1881 in India

Death 11 March 1958 in Penticton

His wife buried  with him

Helen Frances Doughty born 6 June 1880

Death 5 June 1964 in Penticton 

India Select Births and Baptisms

Edward Spencer Doughty born 25 January 1881 and baptised 4 March 1881

Toungoo, Burma, Bengal, India