2nd Lieut A H Lang


Arthur Horace Lang was born in Bombay on the 25 Oct 1890, the son of Basil Lang, late Advocate-General of Bombay, and Mrs. Lang, Westerham, Kent. He was educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge and was a member of the Pitt Club, at Cambridge, of the Conservative Club, London, and of I Zingari. In August, 1914, he was gazetted 2nd Lieutenant in the Special Reserve of the Grenadier Guards, and for a short time was attached to the 2nd Battalion of that Regiment. Afterwards he was attached to the 1st Battalion, Scots Guards, and was serving with it when he was killed in action defending the front trench at Ginchy on the 25th June, 1915. He is buried in CANADIAN CEMETERY No.2, NEUVILLE-ST. VAAST, Pas de Calais, France. Plot 12. Row E. Grave 22.


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