SAS Langton, Thomas Bennett

Battle Ready
By Mark Donald
Drop Zone Normandy
By Sir Napier Crookenden

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Langton
  • FORENAME
Thomas Bennett
  • UNIT
No 1 SBS,attached L Detachment SAS
  • RANK
Lieutenant
  • NUMBER
132243
  • AWARD
Military Cross
  • PLACE
Tobruk 1942
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Irish Guards
born 6.3.1917
resided Chale,Isle of Wight
educated Radley
educated Jesus College,Cambridge
Irish Guards
8 Commando
1 SBS,attached L Det SAS May 1942 (Lt)
1 Special Service Regiment July 1942
1 SAS (D Squadron) (Captain) September 1942-43
SBS (L Squadron) 1943-44 (Major)
1 SAS (HQ,B and A Squadrons) 1944-45
postwar
Deputy Chairman of Lloyds
Chairman of Leslie Langton Holdings (family business)
Honorary Colonel,65/39 (City of London) Signals Regiment (V) 1967-75
Deputy Lieutenant for Hampshire 1982-84
resided The Old Farmhouse,40 St Cross Road,Winchester
died 14.2.1986
 
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