LANGFORD, Ernest Harold
(Service number 8/3662)

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Date 9 November 1894 Place of Birth Christchurch

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 177 Castle Street, Dunedin
Occupation Railway clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin A. T. LANGFORD (father), Store, Winchester
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 9th Reinforcements, Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
Date 8 January 1916
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards Military Medal

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 30 November 1971 Age 74years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated Waikuemete, Auckland; ashes interred Taita Cemetery, Lower Hutt
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Ernest Harold Langford was the son of Thomas Alfred and Fanny Jane (née Waitt) Langford. He was educated at Richmond School in Christchurch, transferring to Winchester School when the family moved in August 1909.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [22 May 2018]; Timaru Herald, 29 November 1918 (Papers Past) [22 May 2018]; School Admission records. Waikumete Cremations and Taita Cemetery records.

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