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War memorial


W. Langridge

 
 

In Memory of
Private WILLIAM “WILLIE” LANGRIDGE

SD/2956, "A" Coy. 9th Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment
who died age 25 on 11 June 1917
Son of Mr. and Mrs. David Langridge, of "Heath View," Copthorne, Sussex.
Remembered with honour
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL reference Panel 20

 

E.A. Arnold

E.T. Brackpool

W.F. Brooker

A. Daniels

W.R.Habgood

F.R. Harding

P. Locke

W. Langridge

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Visiting Information: Panel Numbers quoted at the end of each entry relate to the panels dedicated to the Regiment with which the casualty served. In some instances, where a casualty is recorded as attached to another Regiment, his name may appear within their Regimental Panels. Please refer to the on-site Memorial Register Introduction. The Addenda Panel lists those service personnel whose details are awaiting addition to the Regimental Panels. Steps on either side of the memorial leading to the rear of the memorial, make wheelchair access to the rear impossible. There is however, a slope at the side of the memorial which gives wheelchair users some access but due to the incline, it may not be possible to ascend/descend unaided.
Location Information: Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.
No. of Identified Casualties:

54322

In 1901 David is listed in the census as living with his parents in Copthorne with his family. In Willett’s directory for 1916, David is listed as a labourer at Cottage Place.

J.C. Gerrard.

J. Mason

W. Mason

A. Mitchell

W. T. Mitchell

E.S. Plaws

F. Stevens

J. Tester

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