For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

William James Doherty

 

Able Seaman, V7365, RCNVR

 

Born: 26 Aug 1911, Belfast, Antrim, Ireland

 

Died: 19 Oct 1940 at sea

 

Book of Remembrance

 

DOHERTY, William James, AB, V7365, RCNVR, MPK - 19 Oct 1940, HMCS BRAS D'OR - son of William James and Elizabeth Doherty; husband of Ethel I. Doherty, all of Toronto, ON.

 

Ships served in:

TORONTO DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 14 Apr 1932

HMCS ST LAURENT - Served in St Laurent 01 Jun 1937 - 12 Jun 1937 as an AB, RCNVR

HMCS SKEENA - Served in Skeena 29 May 1938 - 12 Jun 1938 as an AB, RCNVR

HMCS STADACONA - Voluntary release 14 Sep 1938 - unable to attend drills

TORONTO DIVISION RCNVR - Re-enlisted 03 Nov 1939

HMCS GASPE - Served in Gaspe 10 Jan 1940 - 21 Feb 1940 as an AB, RCNVR

HMCS BRAS D'OR - Drafted to Bras D'Or 17 Sep 1940 as an AB, RCNVR

 

 

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(1-3) Certificate of Service  (4-5) Service Summary  (6) Report of Death  (7) Article on the death of AB Doherty

 

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