Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

St Mary Magdalene Eardisley

Inscription

Also of

Pte Timothy F. Langford

6 Shropshire Lgt Infantry

Grandson of the above

Who fell in action at Cugny, France

March 24th 1918

Aged 19

"I died that ye might live"

Place of Inscription

St Mary Magdalene Eardisley

Herefordshire

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Timothy Frederick

Langford

1899

Eardisley, Herefordshire

24th March 1918

Killed in action in the retreat from Cugny (SSW of Amiens) as the Spring Offensive hit the battalion on the 21st March 1918

19

Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

First World War

Private

6th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Although the CWGC states that he died on the 21st March 1918, it appears as though news must have got back home for the detailed epitaph on this gravestone for Timothy so I believe that he was probably killed in action on the 24th March 1918

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