Gunner Frederick Langmaid was the son of George and Annie Langmaid and husband of Ethel Rosina Langmaid, of Shotton. He served with 501 Battery 72 Searchlight Regiment Royal Artillery, before volunteering for Airborne Forces in 1942.
He attended Parachute Training Course 35 which started at RAF Ringway on 29 October and died just two days into the course as a result of a parachuting accident.
Gunner Langmaid died on 31 October 1942. He is buried in the North part of St Deinoil Churchyard, Hawarden, Flintshire
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