Charles Lindley Langrick (c.1895-1915)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

LANGRICK, CHARLES LINDLEY. Private. No 1939. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Barrow-in-Furness. Son of Benjamin and Marion Thirza Langrick, 55 Birch Road, Berry Brow. Educated Almondbury Grammar School. Employed at the Huddersfield office of the London, Liverpool and Globe Insurance Company. Was a sidesman at Armitage Bridge Church. Played tennis with the Armitage Bridge Tennis Club. Had served three years with the local Territorials before the war. Was mobilised on the outbreak of war. Embarked for France in April, 1915. Was wounded by a sniper in the neck, 22.8.1915, as he was walking along one of the advanced trenches, where he lay until dark when he was brought out at great risk by volunteers from his Battalion. The wound was not considered likely to prove fatal at the time. He was removed to No 17 Casualty Clearing Station, where he died of his wounds on 23.8.1915, aged 20. Buried LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row C, Grave 25.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Armitage Bridge War Memorial.

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