Henry Doherty CB


Henry Edward Doherty was at the battle of Ramnaggur in November 1848. He led the 14th Light Dragoons out of the Sikh entrenchments after the mortal wounding of Colonel Havelock. He was with the regiment throughout the Second Sikh War, fighting in all the major engagements. He was married to Beatrice Katharine Louisa Simcoe.

1833 Cornet 14th Light Dragoons, 31 Dec
1836 Lieutenant, 15 July
1839 Captain, 17 May
1847 Major, 22 Oct
1848 Lieutenant-Colonel, 23 Nov
1850 Commanding Officer of 14th Light Dragoons, 7 July
1854 Colonel, 28 Nov
1857 Colonel on half-pay, 15 Aug, relinquished command
1863 Major-General, 8 Feb
1871 Lieutenant-General 25 Oct
1877 General, 1 Oct
1881 Retired, 25 June
1885 Died


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by Stephen Luscombe