Ottolangui-Langley OZ & NZ

Missing in Action

Herbert Ottolangui 1891 – 1915

 Herbert Henry Walter Frederick Ottolangui 1891- 1915 (Also Langley) 9th child of DAVID OTTOLANGUI and AGNES DOSSETT, born on 7th November 1891 in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Served as a Private Herbert Langley, Army no. 12/593A in the 6th Company, Auckland Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Herbert was missing in action and presumed dead aged 24 on Sunday 25th April 1915

Herbert’s name is on the memorial at the Lone Pine Cemetery near Gallipoli in Turkey.  He is remembered there with 4,933 other casualties.

From New Zealand War Graves Project

Service Number:                    12/593A
Name:                                      Herbert Langley
Rank:                                       Private
Date of Birth:                          Not known
Next of Kin:                             Mrs A. Langley, Queen’s Drive,
Musselburgh, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Date of Enlistment:                Not known
Enlistment Address:              Queen’s Drive, Musselburgh, N.Z.
Armed Force:                           Army
Unit:                                         NZEF, Auckland Regiment, 6 Company
Embarkation Body:                 Main Body
Embarkation Place:                 Port Chalmers, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:                  16 October 1914
Transport:                                HMNZT 5 or HMNZT Vessel:                                     Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Destination:                             Suez, Egypt
Cause of Death:                       Killed in action
Date of Death:                          25 April 1915
Day of Death:                           Sunday.

By bryanell2020

Occasional genealogist and full-time Ottolangui family historian. 8th generation descendant of the 17th century Ottolenghi family of Livorno, born in London, graduated in Birmingham, lived around the United Kingdom, Israel, and in Rome, Italy. For a short while in Buenos Aires, and currently residing in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic where I have been since 2005.

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