About Walter Randolph FitzRoy Farquhar
Sir Walter Randolph FitzRoy Farquhar, 5th Bt. was born on 31 May 1878. He was the son of Walter Randolph Farquhar and Hon. Kathleen Mary Bateson. He married Violet Maud Corkran, daughter of Colonel Charles Seymour Corkran and Florence Caroline Peel, on 17 December 1903. He died on 15 October 1918 at age 40, killed in action.
He was Hon Attaché to St. Petersburg in 1898. He was Aide-de-Camp to Lord Lamington in Australia. He gained the rank of Temporary Captain in the service of the Army Service Corps. He fought in the First World War, in Gallipoli, Egypt and France. He gained the rank of Temporary Captain in the service of the Royal Field Artillery. He was Aide-de-Camp to Brig.-Gen. A. Cator, 58th Division. He succeeded to the title of 5th Baronet Farquhar [G.B., 1796] on 15 January 1916.