Malvern College First World War Casualty

Surgeon Lieutenant Francis Wharton Lemarchand

Photo of Francis Wharton Lemarchand
House and time at Malvern: No 1, 1908 - 1910.

Regiment: H. M. S. Phoebe.
Died: 12 February 1919 aged 26 in United Kingdom. Died of pneumonia.
Cemetery: Barnstaple Devon A 150

Son of A. W. Lemarchand, M.D. (O.M.), and Mrs. E. A. Lemarchand, of 1, Victoria Terrace, Barnstaple, b. 1893.
Middle IV—Matriculation Class.
St. Bartholomew's Hospital; M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. 1915.
Great War 1915-19 (overseas), Surgeon-Lieutenant H.M.S. "Phoebe." Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

'He was the son of Dr. A. W. Lemarchand (O. M.). He studied medicine at St. Bartholomew's, and after qualifying obtained a commission as Surgeon Sub-Lieut, in the R.N-V.R. He took part in the Zeebrugge and Ostend Expeditions with H.M.S. Whirlwind, and came safely through. An attack of pneumonia early this year proved fatal, and he died on February 2nd. We offer our most sincere condolences to his father on the loss of a son of much promise.' (Malvernian, Dec 1919)