Fred Langridge

Frederick William Langridge (1930 - 2010)

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Mr Frederick William (Fred) Langridge
Born in Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdommap
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Brother of , , , [private brother (1930s - unknown)], [private sister (1940s - unknown)] and [private brother (1940s - unknown)]
Husband of [private wife (1930s - unknown)]
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Father of [private daughter (1950s - unknown)], , [private daughter (1950s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1960s - unknown)]
Died in Warminster, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdommap
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Categories: Ryde, Isle of Wight | Wootton Bridge, Isle of Wight | Aldershot, Hampshire | Warminster, Wiltshire.

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Fred Langridge was born in the United Kingdom.



Memories of Fred Langridge Mary Elgey Muriel Harris Born on the 31st December 1930 Ted Langridge Gladys Yates one of seven children. Lived much of his teenage years with his Grandma and Uncle Fred in Wootton Bridge to help 'look' after his uncle Fred who had lost a leg in the first world war.

Military Service

Served in the Royal Air Force for 3 years rejoined and served in the Royal Air Force for a further 22 years last posting was detachment to the Army's Parachute Regiment in charge of the parachute repair and packaging Department. Demobbed in 1977


  • 1930 Ryde, Isle of Wight
  • 1940 -1953 Wootton Bridge, Isle of Wight
  • 1950 joined the Royal Air Force and lived in Stafford for a while. this is where he met mum Mary Elgey as she was stationed here as well. Left the Air Force for a while
  • 1954 - 1955 lived in Neath South Wales, but work was hard to find. Considered taking the £10 deal and emigrating to Canada but in the end decided to rejoin the airforce.
  • 1956 -1957 Stationed at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire, England.
  • 1957 -1959 Stationed at RAF Katunayake, Negombo, Ceylon
  • 1959 -1962 Stationed at RAF Lynham, Wiltshire, England
  • 1962 - 1965 Lived in Shalstone, Buckinghamshire, England dad was Stationed at RAF Abingdon.
  • 1965 -1968 Stationed at RAF Eastleigh, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 1968 - 1973 Stationed Aldershot, Hampshire, England , the home of the British Army. During his service in Aldershot he was attached to the Parachute Regiment, the paratroopers were army but the parachutes belonged to the RAF, that was the reason for an RAF detachment in Aldershot. Stayed in Aldershot following demob / discharge for the Royal Air Force.
  • 1993 - 2006 Lived in Cuddington, Northwich, Cheshire, England
  • 2000 - 2010 Lived in Warminster, Wiltshire, England until his death in 2010 from Pancreatic cancer


  • <"England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2014), Frederick W Langridge, 1931; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Isle Of Wight, Hampshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.> [1]
  • <"England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 October 2014), Frederick W Langridge and null, 1956; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing 1956, quarter 1, vol. 8B, p. 1126, Neath, Glamorganshire, Wales, General Register Office, Southport, England.> [2]
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Frederick (Fred) William Langridge
Frederick (Fred) William Langridge

Leaving for Kenya
Leaving for Kenya

Langridge - Cassidy family bible
Langridge - Cassidy family bible

Bible entry for Frederick William Langridge and John Langridge
Bible entry for Frederick William Langridge and John Langridge

Fred in 1955 How he looked when mum met him
Fred in 1955 How he looked when mum met him

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