Theordore A. Dougherty

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 8
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 30 / 76
Date of Birth: 11-Nov-1926
Neighborhood: Hunting Park
High School: St. Francis Home for Boys
Street: N. Darien Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SGT
Date of Casualty: 24-Nov-1967
Province of Casualty: Dinh Tuong
Dougherty first enlisted in 1944 at the age 18 and was wounded during World War II. The 41-year-old sergeant was in combat in Korea and Vietnam during subsequent enlistments. The squad leader was assigned to Company A of the 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, when he died in the Mekong Delta Region on Nov. 24, 1967. An orphan, he had lived at St. Vincent�s Orphan Asylum on Milnor Street, and St Joseph�s House for Boys before going to St. Francis Home for Boys in Bensalem. Hugh Elmore, another Philadelphian who died in Vietnam who lived at St. Vincent�s.