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    114 Private G. H. Doherty, LD. STRATHCONA'S H:

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    Post by qsamike on Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:09 am

    Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen.....

    For your viewing pleasure

    Please find herein a Photo and the Queen's South Africa Medal as awarded to:

    114 Private G. H. Doherty, LD. STRATHCONA'S H:

    South Africa 1901, Natal, Orange Free State and Belfast
    (Note: This is an un-dated medal. Medal was issued without bars which were sent out later and were attached by the person awarded the medal.)

    1. REGIMENTAL NUMBER: 114
    2. NAME: DOHERTY, GEORGE HENRY
    3. CORPS: STRATHCONA'S HORSE
    4. ENLISTED AT: MOOSOMIN, N.W.T.
    5. ENLISTED DATE: February 6th, 1900
    6. AGE: 25, BORN: April 1st, 1874
    7. BIRTHPLACE: CARLETON PLACE, ONTARIO
    8. HEIGHT: 5' 10 1/2", WEIGHT: 159
    9. TRADE OR CALLING: FARMER
    10. RELIGION: CHURCH OF ENGLAND
    11. NOK - MOTHER, MRS. JAMES DOHERTY, CARLETON PLACE, ONT.
    12. MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE
    13. DISCHARGED: March 8th, 1901
    11. LETTER FROM DOHERTY IN NATIONAL ARCHIVES DATED AUGUST 4th, 1902 STATING THAT HE HAD NOT YET REC'D THE BARS FOR HIS MEDAL.
    12. BATMAN TO MAJOR BELCHER
    13. VERIFIED ON RONCETTI ROLL: MEDAL NUMBER 2721
    14. NOTE: ON OFFICIAL MEDAL ROLL HAS REGIMENTAL NUMBER OF 14
    15. NUMBER 3 TROOP, A. SQUADRON, MAY 18th, 1900 - TO C SQUADRON, July 8th, 1900 - TO B SQUADRON, December 28th, 1900 - BACK TO A SQUADRON.
    16. WRITTEN ON REVERSE OF PICTURE (Possibly written by member of family): Private George Doherty in the uniform he wore when he served in Strathcona's Regiment in Queen Victoria's Reign. Born April 1st, 1874. He was known as a crack shot and a fantastic horseman. He enlisted from Elkhorn, Manitoba, Canada where he was homesteading in a sod shack he built himself.


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    Post by qsamike on Wed Dec 07, 2011 8:01 am

    Doherty Fully Framed.....

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    Post by Bill on Thu Dec 08, 2011 5:29 am

    Nicely done. The presentation really adds to the medal. A medal can be a bit boring, but with the additional material it creates depth to the story.

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