James Langdon, 3014X

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Son of James and Naomi (Peddle) Drover
Birthplace: Torbay
Birth Date: October 24, 1895
Enlistment Date: January 4, 1917
Demobilization: July 2, 1919

Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve Engagements (Application)

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Reprinted with permission from the book Hodge’s Cove by Eric Stringer, 2011

 Name:   LANGDON, James
Service #:   3015X
Branch of Service:   Newfoundland Navy
Marital Status when enlisted:   Single
Duration of Service:   1914-18
Medals awarded:   known to be 3

Other noteworthy information:   Born James T. Langdon. Born in St. John’s. 9 years old when he came to Hodge’s Cove. Adopted by Mr. James Drover. He worked in the lumberwoods. He was on HMS Briton.

(as provided by daughter Myra Smith