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Langford, Wallace George


First name(s)Wallace George
Date of birth19 August 1895
Place of birthMalling, Kent RD
Family detailsSon of John and Sarah Maria Langford, of Forest Heath, Lyndhurst, Hants.
Previous educationSelhurst School;
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college1914-15. Withdrew after completing session to undertake military service.
Dept / courseFaculty of Arts, General Literature
Military unitKing's Royal Rifle Corps. 18th Bn.
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Decorations / medalsBritish War and Victory Medals
Date of death27 June 1916
Age at death20
Rank at death2nd Lieutenant
Cause of deathSeverely wounded when trying to rescue his men who were in danger from trench mortars and died of wounds two days later
Burial placeBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord)
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel; Croydon Memorial.
NotesSee John Joseph Langford
SourcesKing's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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