Douglas Farquhar-Thompson

Douglas Farquhar-Thompson was born in Sussex in 1890. In 1911 he was a medical student and lived at 3 Victoria Avenue, Penarth with his wife, Maude, parents-in-law Robert and Louisa Bevan, sister-in-law Edith and grandmother-in-law Ann Bevan. Douglas and his wife knew great sadness when their child, Colin Robert, died at only 6 hours old. His burial is recorded at St. Augustine’s on 26th July 1912. Douglas Served in the 10th Battalion, the Gordon Highlanders and Cameronian Highlanders with the rank of Temporary 2nd Lieutenant. He was killed in action on 13th October 1915 when he volunteered for an assault which successfully cleared a German trench. He was aged 25 and is commemorated on Panel 115 to 119, Loos Memorial.