Malvern College First World War Casualty

2nd Lieut George Douglas Pechell

Photo of George Douglas Pechell
House and time at Malvern: No 7, 1905 - 1908.

Regiment: 66 Sq. R. F. C.
Died: 21 December 1916 aged 25 in United Kingdom. Accidentally killed flying.
Cemetery: Bristol Canford Cemetery SEC F 2B

Second Son of Sir Alexander Brooke Pechell (R.A.M.C), Bt. b. 1891.
Upper Modern IIóModern I.
Coffee Planter; late 2nd Lieutenant 6th Hants Battery R.F.A. (T.F.).
Great War, 2nd Lieutenant I. A.R.O. 1914; R.F.C.

'After leaving School he joined the Hants Batt. R.F.A. (T.F.). Subsequently he went abroad and was engaged in coffee planting in S. India. On the outbreak of war he joined the Indian Army Reserve of Officers, and eventually came home to take up flying. He was killed while flying on Dec. 21st, 1916. (Malvernian, Mar 1917).