Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Lt. Col. Doherty: a man of faith, a man of strength

Before his full life in psychiatric medicine, he enlisted in the Army Medical Corps
Poppies growing wild in a field, made famous by the poem, "In Flanders' Fields." Peter Nobes writes that Charles, Elwena, and their two sons all await resurrection in a beautiful place. Photo submitted.
St. Peter's Cemetery has some graves with a simple cross, others unmarked. One of the most striking, marked "DOHERTY," has the inscription, "Erected in memory of / Lieut Col Charles E. Doherty C.A.M.C. Medical Superintendent / Provincial Mental Hospitals 1905 - 1920 / By His Fellow Workers / Aged 48 years." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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