Langton, William

William Alfred 

Langton

Alfred 

1899 - 1918
Aged19
Rank Private
Service no.37149
Regiment Leicestershire Regiment
BirthplaceLeicester
DiedAugust 23, 1918

Images

About

About
William Alfred
Langton

William was born in 1899 in Leicester to Alfred Langton, a bricklayer and Jane (nee Stuttley).

They had 8 children –
John Henry 1897
William Alfred 1899
Gladys 1901
George 1903
Henry 1906
Evelyn 1910
Lily 1913
unknown

In 1901 census Jane, William and Gladys were living with Jane’s aunt and uncle at 87 Gresham Street and there is no record for Alfred.
In 1911 census the family lived at 138 Bardolph Street.

William enlisted as Private 37149 Leicestershire Regiment then became Private 55389 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. He was Killed in Action, aged 19, on 23.8.1918 and is buried at Railway Cutting Cemetery, Courcelles-Le-Comte, France.

Get Email Updates

Share this page

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on email
Email
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on email

Leicester City, County & Rutland “At Risk” War Memorials Project is a company limited by guarantee and incorporated in England under company registration number 08176202. The address of the company’s registered office is The Chancel, rear of All Saints’ Church, Highcross Street, Leicester LE1 4PH. Registered as a charity for tax purposes with HMRC.

Copyright © 2022 Leicester City, County & Rutland “At Risk” War Memorials Project 2018

Design & Build by:
onesixone web design