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Treherne, Claude William

Captain Claude William Treherne, R.A.M.C. died of wounds on August 12th, aged 29. He was the son of Surgeon-General Sir Francis Treherne, K,C,M,G,, and was educated at St. Thomas's Hospital, taking the diplomas of M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P.Lond. in 1912. After acting as senior obstetric house-physician at St. Thomas's, and as house-surgeon of the West London Hospital, he served as one of the medical officers of the British Red Cross Society in the Balkan war of 1912-13. He took a commission as lieutenant in the Special Reserve of the R.A.M.C. on August 21st, 1914, and was promoted to captain after a year's service. British Medical Journal 25 August 1917

Biographical

Surname(s)Treherne
First name(s)Claude William
Family detailsSon of Maj-General Sir Francis Treherne; husband of M. F. Treherne, of "The Chestnuts", Weybridge, Surrey
CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dates at college1906-1912
Dept / courseConjoint Diploma
QualificationsM.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. 1912
Military unitRoyal Army Medical Corps, Assistant Director of Medical Services, 37th Div.
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
CampaignsFrance and Flanders to August 1917
Decorations / medalsMentioned in Haig's Despatches 7th November 1917
Date of death12 August 1917
Age at death28
Rank at deathCaptain
Cause of deathDied of wounds
Burial placeEtaples Military Cemetery
NotesClaude William Treherne, Captain R.A.M.C., St. Thomas's Hospital. Son of Major-General Sir Francis Tereherne K.C.M.G. of Woodbridge. Wounded near Wyt Schaete on 31st July 1917 and died of wounds at Le Touquet on 12th August 1917. Buried at Etaples. University of London O.T.C.
SourcesSt Thomas's Hospital Medical School Records, King's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; British Medical Journal; University of London O.T.C. 1914-1918

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