Langley Norman Pte 4454321
Name Langley Norman
Army number 4454321
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At the time of his death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date as yet, but his number suggests early 1939. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Posted to the ? 12th Battalion - probably 1/9/1939 on embodiment. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served with the B.E.F. in Northern France? Served Iceland? Served Normandy. Wounded. Posted 5th Battalion the Black Watch, on the disbandment of 1st Tyneside Scottish. Wounded. Returned to the UK. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 10/8/46.
Company/Battery Company not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known but probably Rifleman.
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Yes - reported wounded N W Europe while in service with 1st Tyneside Scottish June 1944. Reported wounded N W Europe 29/10/1944 while with 5th Battalion the Black Watch.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address 65, Marian St. Bensham, Gateshead.
Source table 1TS