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LANGTON BY WRAGBY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

The war village memorial is to be found in the church of St Giles, Langton by Wragby. It takes the form of brass wall plaque with raised letters to be found on the North side of the nave, beneath a stained glass window. There are 8 names for World War 1 and none for World War 2.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF LANGTON WHO LAID
DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918

BLACKBURN, MM

James

L/Corporal 13421. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th October 1917, aged 22 years. Son of F and Betsy Blackburn of (Low) Langton, Lincs. Born South Kelsey, enlisted Louth and resident Wragby, Lincs. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

EVERTON

Fred

Private 40384. 4th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment, formerly 26202 South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917. Born Langton, enlisted Lincoln and resident Wragby, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 6.

HICKSON

George Edward

Private 269046. 10th Battalion, West Riding Regiment. Killed in action 20th September 1917, aged 19 years. Son of Frederick William and Sarah Lillie Hickson of (Old) Apley, Lincs. Born Langton, Lincs, enlisted York, Yorks and resident Wragby, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 82 to 85 and 162A.

JOHNSON

Herbert aka Jack

[Listed as Jack on the memorial] Private 202087, 2nd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th April 1918. Aged 20. Born (13th May 1897) and resident Langton, enlisted Horncastle. Son of Arthur and Maria Johnson, of Langton, Wragby, Lincs. Lived at Hoop Lane, Langton and later at Blacksmith Cottage, Langton, then at Brickyard Cottages Hatton. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 3.

MILNER

George

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

SMITH

Percival

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

TOPLISS

Bert

Private 28215. E Coy, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 6th November 1918, aged 36 years. Son of John and Mary Topliss, husband of Beatrice M Tideswell (formerly Topliss) of Budby, Newark, Notts. Born Hatton and enlisted Louth, Lincs. Commemorated POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY. IV.A.5.

WADDINGHAM

George

This name in brackets, and ‘Died of wounds’ alongside. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

Last updated 9 August, 2007

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