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Forename(s): Archibald Hislop
Place of Birth: Blackpool, Lancashire
Service No: 58506
Regiment / Corps / Service: York and Lancaster Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion
Division: 6th Division
Date of Death: 1918-10-22
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: IV. E. 10.
CWGC Cemetery: TOURGEVILLE MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE
Archibald Hislop Lang was the son of James and Alice Lang, née Whiteside. James was born at Blackburn and Alice at Great Eccleston, Lancashire.
1891 Salterforth, Yorkshire Census: Hayfield - Archibald H. Lang, aged 4 years, born Blackpool, Lancashire, son of James and Alice Lang.
1901 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: Stopes House - Archibald I. Lang, aged 14 years, born Blackpool. Lancashire, son of James and Alice Lang.
1911 Salterforth, Yorkshire Census: Anchor Inn - Archibald Hislop Lang, aged 24 years, born Blackpool, Lancashire, son of James and Alice Lang.
Archibald was married to Mary Alty in 1912.
The British Army Service Record for Archibald Hislop Lang exists but may be incomplete.
A short biography of Archibald is included in: ‘Barnoldswick - A small Town’s part in conflicts 1800 to 2014’ by Peter Ian Thompson (2014).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
LANG, A. H., aged 31, York and Lancs. Regt., 20, Cobden Street, [Barnoldswick], died of wounds, Oct. 22, 1918.
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Private Archibald Hislop LANG
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: York and Lancaster Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 6th Division
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