Regiment : 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 27869
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 9th October 1916
Buried : Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France, Pier and Face 5A and 6C.
Birthplace : Pershore, Worcestershire, resident Paxford, Gloucestershire, enlisted Evesham, Worcestershire
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club
Additional information on the memorial: Worcestershire Regiment
High Street. 3rd Worcesters. 9th October 1916. Left wife and one child. Brother to “Highbreath”.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
A photograph of Private A. Langford of Pershore can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 11th November 1916, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/
Arthur Langford has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Thiepval Memorial.