Private John Walker Langford

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

8 Oct 1918

War time / or Pre War occupation

Straw plait buncher


A. J. Godfrey & Son dyeworks - Langley Street

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

58 Cambridge Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 7th November 1918
Luton War Memorial

Pte John Walker Langford, 27657, 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action in France on October 8th, 1918. He was aged 38.

He was a son of Henry and Bessie Maud Langford, both of whom had died, and John was living at the home of Arthur and Lottie Taylor, of 58 Cambridge Street, Luton.

At the time of the 1911 Census he was living with his widowed mother and sister Emily at 23 Alma Street. John was described as a buncher at a straw plait dyeworks. Before enlistment he had been employed by bleachers and dyers A. J. Godfrey & Son, of Langley Street.

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Author: Deejaya

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