We remember Cecil Lang

We remember Cecil Lang

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Timeline

Timeline

1889
birth Battersea, London United Kingdom Source:7494037 Source:9317865 1889
1889
location 46 Havelock Street, Swindon United Kingdom parents address Source:8704345 1889
1905
employment Coach Bodymaker Great Western Railway Swindon United Kingdom Source:8704293 1905
1911
location 30 Carfax St Swindon Wiltshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9317877 1911
service British Army Private 10573 Wiltshire 1st Battalion Source:8704345
service British Army Private 10573 Wiltshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:9317865
1915
death Killed in Action Killed on the first day of The Battle of Bellewaarde, also known as The Battle of the Hooge. Over 1,000 men died in 12 hours in 1/2 square mile - of which Cecil Lang was one. Ypres Belgium Source:7494037 Source:8704359 16th June 1915
burial Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Panel 53 Source:8704345

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Cecil
Initials C
Last Name Lang
Source 2308067
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
30 Carfax St Swindon Wiltshire United Kingdom parents address known 1911
46 Havelock Street, Swindon United Kingdom parents address 1889
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 10573 Wiltshire 1st Battalion Private
British Army 10573 Wiltshire Regiment 1st Battalion Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mercy Lang mother
Francis Lang father

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Bryan5462
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bryan5462
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bryan5462
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bryan5462
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Bryan5462

External Evidence

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The Battle of Bellewaarde Megan97457
The Battle of Bellewaarde Megan97457
The Great War Book, held by STEAM Museum Bryan5462

Multimedia

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Great Western Railways First World War Casualties Megan97457
Private Cecil Lang Megan97457
Havelock Street, Swindon, 1913 Megan97457
Cecil Lang's Memorial Megan97457
Cecil Lang Bryan5462

Stories

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