Hugh Brett Langford

Personal Details Born: 29 December 1884 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 23 January 1885 at St Alkmund`s Parish Church. Family: He was the third of six children born to Joseph Langford, a general labourer, and his wife Eliza. He married Fanny …


Bertram Langford

Royal Engineers

Personal Details Born: In 1894 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 31 May the same year in St. Alkmund`s Church. He was known as Bertie. Family: He was the son of Mary Jane Langford, but was brought up by Joseph and Eliza …


Campaign Medals 2

The British War Medal (also known as ‘Squeak’) was a silver or bronze medal awarded to officers and men of the British and Imperial Forces who either entered a theatre of war or entered service overseas between 5th August 1914 …