A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC Headstones -
- Gatcombe : St Olave's Church -
- A B Langton -

Location

In St Olave's Churchyard, Gatcombe, Isle of Wight, PO30 3EJ.
 
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Description

Private headstone - Langton family
Headstone

Gatcombe St Olave's Church : Langton headstone
 
Inscription


In memory of
LETITIA
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
WALTER LANGTON
OF GATCOMBE HOUSE
WHO DIED DECEMBER 1ST 1890
AGED 55 YEARS

ALSO OF
WALTER LANGTON
OF GATCOMBE HOUSE
WHO DIED MAY 15TH 1896, AGED 73 YEARS

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ALSO
ERNEST CHARLES LANGTON
APRIL 1868 - SEPT 1929

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AND
FT. LT. ANTONY LANGTON, R.A.F.
BORN JULY 11TH 1908,
KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE DEC 20TH 1944.

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Further Information

CWGC record ...

114373 FLIGHT LIEUTENANT (PILOT)
A B LANGTON
202 Sqn, ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE
20TH DECEMBER 1944

Flt Lt Antony Basil Langton was the son of Ernest Charles Langton and Elsie Langton, of Fishbourne. Serving with 202 Sqn at Castle Archdale, Northern Ireland, flying Short Sunderland flying boats on coastal reconnaissance and anti-submarine duties. Specific circumstances of death unknown.

His name also appears on the Binstead War Memorial


 
A B Langton inscription

Gatcombe St Olave's Church : A B Langton inscription
 


 
 

 
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