SECOND LIEUTENANT WILLIAM A DOUGHERTY was born in New Jersey in 1923 to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Dougherty. The family had recently located from Pennsylvania. In 1930 the family, which included younger daughter Laura and older brothers John J. and James J. Dougherty, owned a home at 208 Denver Avenue in Haddon Township NJ. The elder Dougherty worked as an electrician.
A. Dougherty, after his entrance into the Army, was commissioned as a
Second Lieutenant. He died of causes not related to combat during World
War II. William
A. Dougherty appears to be the husband of Tish Dougherty and father of
William "Billy" Dougherty, mentioned in the news article
William A. Dougherty appears to be the husband of Tish Dougherty and father of William "Billy" Dougherty, mentioned in the news article below.
|Camden Courier-Post - December 24, 1951|
"ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS" is told to Santa Claus by these youngsters Saturday attending a party sponsored by South Jersey Unit 26, Military Order of the Purple Heart auxiliary. Onthe knee of Santa, played by Fred Vogel, post welfare officer, is Billy Dougherty, 6, of 301 Lincoln Avenue, Bellmawr. Others, left to right, are John Mlynarczyk, 9, of 1333 Princess Avenue; Albert Monroe, 11, of 330 Penn Street, and Albert Thompson, 9, of 38 Belleview Terrace, Collingswood.
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