165060 Roland Stephen LANGTON, MC, MiD, 2 Irish Guards

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    *NB The entry here is either incorrect in the date or the place. It is most likely meant to read NIJMEGEN in September, 1944
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    Personal Number: 165060
    Rank: Second Lieutenant
    Name: Roland Stephen LANGTON
    Unit: Irish Guards

    London Gazette : 14 January 1941
    The undermentioned Cadets, from Sandhurst and 162nd O.C.T.U.s, to be 2nd Lts., except as otherwise stated. 21st Dec. 1940:
    Roland Stephen LANGTON (165060).

    London Gazette : 8 November 1945
    War Office, 8th November, 1945-
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and Europe: —
    I. G'ds.
    Capt. (temp.) R. S. LANGTON (165060).

    London Gazette : 1 January 1946
    I. G'ds.
    The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts., 2nd Jan. 1946, with seniority as shown:—
    War Subs. Capt. Roland Stephen LANGTON (165060) from emerg. commn., 16th Nov. 1943.

    London Gazette : 24 January 1946
    The Military Cross.
    Major (temporary) Roland Stephen LANGTON (165060), Irish Guards (Shiplake Thames).

    London Gazette : 7 January 1949
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Palestine during the period 27th March, 1948 to 30th June, 1948:—
    I. G'ds.
    Capt. R. S. LANGTON, M.C. (165060).

    London Gazette : 8 April 1969
    The undermentioned Cols, retire on retired pay on the dates shown:
    R. S. LANGTON, M.V.O., M.C. (165060), late Ft. Gds., 7th Apr. 1969.
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    2nd Armoured Battalion Irish Guards: Pre-embarkation List, May 1944

    HQ Squadron, 2 Armoured Irish Guards

    Serial: 7
    Vehicle No: 211951
    Type of Vehicle: Sherman

    Total Officer: 2
    Total Other Ranks: 3
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