Charles Michael Doyle

ID# 957, (1892-1968)
Charles Michael Doyle
      Charles Michael Doyle was born on 13 November 1892 at New Westminster, British Columbia.1,2 He was the son of James Joseph Doyle and Mary Ann Hamilton.3,4,1 He was baptized about December 1892 at St Peter's Church, New Westminster, British Columbia. His godparents were James Lewis Hamilton and Maria Caroline Eic(k)hof.1 He lived at 512 Kelly Street, Sapperton, (New Westminster), British Columbia, in 1917.5 He married first Ethel Cecilia Leer on 6 April 1918 at New Westminster.6,7

Charles enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force on 5 December 1917.5 He was sent to England with the 68th Depot Battery CFA, CEF on 17 Apr 1918 aboard the SS Scotian. He arrived on 28 Apr and was stationed at Witley. Charles returned to Canada in Sep 1919 and was discharged, with the rank of Gunner, on 20 Sep 1919.

He lived at 448 Kelly Street, Sapperton, (New Westminster), British Columbia, after his discharge.5 He was a Plumber and a Maintenance Superintendant at Woodlands (The Provincial Hospital for the Insane - also known as "No. 9" for its address on Columbia St.) after October 1919. He and Ethel Cecilia Leer were divorced before December 1921. Both Charles and Ethel remarried in December 1921. He married second Gertrude Louise Falk, daughter of (--?--) Naas and Louise (--?--), on 3 December 1921 at New Westminster.8 He and Gertrude Louise Falk lived at 337 Holt Street, New Westminster, British Columbia.9 He witnessed the marriage of his brother Joseph Gordon Doyle and Gertrude's sister Ellen Gertrude Naas on 18 May 1927 at St Peter's Rectory, New Westminster, British Columbia.10 He and Gertrude Louise Falk moved to 44 Leopold Place, New Westminster, British Columbia, about 1932.11,12 About 1942 they moved next door to 48 Leopold Place.12

For many years, Charles bred hunting dogs - usually black labradors. In the late 1940's he had an Irish setter named Casey who acted as a "guard dog" when Charles's granddaughter Faye Doyle was in her carriage on the back porch. He was left a widower when Gertrude Louise Falk died on 3 November 1956.13,14 He died on 22 September 1968 of a stroke at Queen's Park Convalescent Home, New Westminster, British Columbia, at age 75.4 He was buried on 25 September 1968 at St Peter's Cemetery, New Westminster, British Columbia.4

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1901New Westminster, British ColumbiaJames Joseph Doyle15
1911New Westminster, British ColumbiaJames Joseph Doyle16
Last Edited=10 Jan 2014

Children of Charles Michael Doyle and Gertrude Louise Falk

Citations

  1. [S85] Parish Register Entry, Baptism of Charles Michael Doyle, St Peter's Church, New Westminster, British Columbia.
  2. [S314] Charles Michael Doyle, Birth Registration 92-09-522965 (8 Apr 1926), BC Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria, British Columbia.
  3. [S85] Parish Register Entry, St Peter's Church, New Westminster, British Columbia.
  4. [S200] Charles Michael Doyle, Death Registration 68-09-012980 (1968), BC Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria, British Columbia.
  5. [S261] "Doyle, Charles; Military Records", RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2649 - 7, Reg no: 2557371; Library & Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario.
  6. [S85] Parish Register Entry, Marriage of Charles Michael Doyle & Ethel Cecelia Leer, page 83, St Peter's Church, New Westminster, British Columbia.
  7. [S301] Charles Doyle & Ethel Leer, Marriage Record (civil) 1918-09-129262 (6 apr 1918), BC Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria, British Columbia.
  8. [S201] Charles Doyle & Gertrude Falk (Naas), Marriage Record (civil) Reg. Number: 1921-09-232129 (3 Dec 1921), BC Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria, British Columbia.
  9. [S148] James Gordon Doyle, Birth Certificate (29 Apr 1925), BC Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria, British Columbia.
  10. [S302] Joseph Gordon Doyle & Ellen Ness, Marriage Record (civil) 170/1927 (2 Jun 1927), BC Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria, British Columbia.
  11. [S403] Gertrude Louise Doyle, National Registration, 313 (19 Aug 1940); Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
  12. [S506] Marion Doyle, "Re: Leopold Place," e-mail message from e-mail address (Lethbridge, AB) to Faye West, 31 Mar 2012.
  13. [S255] Gertrude Louise Doyle, Funeral Home Record, Nov 1956, New Westminster Public Library, New Westminster, British Columbia.
  14. [S321] Gertrude Louise Doyle, Death Registration 56-09-011728 (Nov 1956), BC Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria, British Columbia.
  15. [S310] James Doyle, 1901 Census (New Westminster, British Columbia), Pg 15, Lines 28-35, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario T-6429.
  16. [S468] 1911 Census (New Westminster, British Columbia), Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, James Doyle household.