Lang-Sims, John Henry –

Formerly King’s Liverpool Regiment. Gazetted temporary Lieutenant Colonel July 1915, commanding 4th/5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Relinquished this commission January 1917 due to ill-health, being unable to accompany the Bn. overseas. Proceeded to command a home service Bn. of the Bedfordshire Regiment. Previously served as a Lieutenant on the General Staff in the South African Campaign.

Personal details

  • Surname: Lang-Sims
  • Forename: John Henry
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Not known
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Unit: Not known
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 30/07/1915 30/07/1915 22/10/1915 31/12/1915 07/01/1916 02/02/1917 09/02/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 5f 5h* 6c-f* 6e 5e 6f 6c
  • Bolton Chronicle: 23/11/1917
  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 30/07/1915

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