LEST WE FORGET

Second Lieutenant Trevor LANGWILL

From Australia serving in the Royal Flying Corps

Service No: Not Assigned
Unit: 60th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, Filescamp, France
Died: Wounds from Air Operations, France, 17 April 1917, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Douai Communal Cemetery, Nord, France
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Archibald and Helen Langwill, of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Maitland High School Roll of Honour, Maitland NSW
Remembered: 1914-1919 Soldiers’ Memorial (Waratah Park Memorial Gates), Waratah NSW

On 16 April 1917, Second Lieutenant Langwill, flying Nieuport Scout aircraft B1507, went missing during an offensive patrol.  It was later learned that he had died from his wounds on 17 April 1917 while held as a Prisoner of War.

References:

Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives UK RAF Casualty Book AIR 1/968 page 160, 163331
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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