Langemark German

Military Cemetery

Langemark is located north of Ieper off the N313, a road that runs between Ieper

and Poelkapelle.
From the N313 turn off towards Langamark along the Zonnebekestraat(opposite the

St. Julian Canadian Memorial). Follow the Zonnebekestraat into the village to the traffic lights, go straight over at the lights into Klerkenstraat and the cemetery is along here

on the left, at the outskirts of the village.
The names of the two British casualties can be found on a plaque to the left of the entrance, on the face of the first German memorial stone.
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31006 Private Albert Carlill

1/4th Battalion(Territorial)

Loyal North Lancaster Regiment

4th November 1918

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S/43486 Private Leonard Harry Lockley

4th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders

30th October 1918

Albert Carlill was born in 1899 in Brough East Yorkshire.

His parents were William Carlill(1859-1933) and Charlotte Jane Ward(born 1861-1928). They were married in 1879.

Albert had 5 brothers,William Thomas(1883-1955),Francis(1884-1953),Harry(1886-1965),Arthur(1888-1951) and

Ernest(born in 1891). He also had 2 sisters,Mary M.(born in 1881) and Jeanie (1893-1954).

In the 1901 census,the family were recorded as living on Wilton Road in Elloughton near Brough East Yorkshire.

His father was employed as a jobbing gardener.

In the 1911 census the family had moved to Brough East Yorkshire ,where his father was employed as a domestic gardener

and Albert was now at school.

Albert enlisted in Hull as Private 39740 in the West Riding Regiment.He later transferred into the Cyclist Battalion as

Private 63762.

His final transfer was into the 1/4thBattalion(Territorial)Loyal North Lancashire Regiment as Private 31006.

He died whilst being held as a prisoner of war on 04/11/1918.

He was originally buried at Louvain Communal,but the grave is now lost.

Leonard Harry Lockley was in Ryde on the Isle of Wight in 1900.

His parents were Henry Lockley(born in 1872) and Emily Morey(1874-1929). They were married in 1894.

Leonard had 1 brother ,Ernest(born in 1908) and 3 sisters,Violet(born in 1896),Ivy Ellen(born in 1901)

and Emily(born in 1906).

In the 1901 census,the family were recorded as living at 25 Brunswick Street,Ryde,Isle of Wight.

His father was employed as a French Polisher.

In the 1911 census,the family had moved to 15 Grenvillle Road,Southsea,Hampshire. Henry Lockley was still employed

as a French Polisher.

Leonard enlisted in Portsmouth,Hampshire as  Private 40627 in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. He was then transferred

as Private 47097 into the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

His final transfer was into the 4th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders as Private S/43486.

He died of his wounds in hospital on 30/10/1918.

His campaign medals were never claimed and authority  was requested to dispose of them on 08/03/1922.

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