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John Thomas Langton

John Thomas Langton

Date of Birth

28 April 1891

Course

2 years at Borough Road College ā€“ Intermediate Science, 1909-1911

Job(s)

Teacher in Leicester

Service number

13074

WW1 rank

Air Mechanic

RAF/Royal Flying Corps, 1st Class

Theatre of war

Unknown

Date of death

29 August 1916

Buried/memorial

Leicester (Welford Road) Cemetery, Leicester (Grave/Memorial reference: K. ā€œUā€. 559)

Biography

Airman 1st Class John Thomas Langton was the son of William Henry and Clara Langton and attended Borough Road College for two years, graduating in 1913 with a BSc Intermediate Science certificate. Whilst at the college he competed in an inter-college sports day. He died on 29 August 1916 aged 25.

Sources

Entry on p.86 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, BFSS/2/9/8/4, Borough Road College 1908 applications, 1912 Annual report