Other names: Reginald Wilfred
Locations in this story: Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, DorsetSturminster, Dorset
Story: Reginald Wilfred Langley was born in Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 28 Dec 1894 the son of Frank Langley and Amelia Langley (nee Wareham). He spent all his life, apart from military service, in Iwerne Minster. He enlisted and served with the Dorsetshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 16348). He served with the 2nd Battalion and rose to the rank of Corporal. It is not known in which theatre of war he served but on his discharge on 25 Mar 1919 he was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. He married Elizabeth Maud Domoney in Iwerne Minster on 29 Jun 1927. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at The Chalk, Iwerne Minster, working as a General Farm Worker as well as being a volunteer member of the Auxiliary Fire Service. His death was registered in Sturminster, Dorset, in 1962. His brother, Francis Frederick Langley, also served in the conflict.