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Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Douglas Farquhar

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Date of birth: 1874-09-01
Place of birth:
Marital status: married
Date of death: 1915-03-21
Cause of death: Died of wounds
Buried: Voormezeele Enclosure No.3, III. A. 6.


Regimental number: NA
Rank detail

Lieutenant-Colonel, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Infantry (Army).

Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: St. Eloi/St. Eloy

Distinguished Service Order

Mentioned in Despatches 'A' List

Mentioned in Despatches 'A' List - 2nd Mention


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CWGC ID: 456525
LAC ID: 385047
Service file: B2997A-S066
Uploader's Notes:

Born in England in 1875. Husband of Lady Evelyn Farquhar, Montague Place, London West, England and Rideau Cottage, Ottawa. Killed at St. Eloi. Educated at Eton College, Windsor, England. Spoke French, Somali and Chinese. Saw action in South Africa 1899-1900 and Somaliland 1903-1904. Joined the P.P.C.L.I. in August 1914 [an original]. Commanded during the mobilization, training and in the operations round St. Eloi. Wounded March 20, 1915 and died the next day.

Medal card of Farquhar, Francis D.

Uploader's Research notes: [Lieutenant Colonel Army Canadian Infantry Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Mentioned in Despatches Mentioned in Despatches (2) Distinguished Service Order ]


Date added: 2004-09-04
Last modified: 2011-03-20