|courtesy of Frogman|
Francis was probably drafted in mid to late 1943. After basic training he was sent to Europe and transferred from the replacement depot to A Company 116th Infantry on 17 Jul 1944. PVT Langridge was killed in action on 5 Aug 1944.
PVT Langridge was buried in the Brittany American Cemetery.
Brother, Walter E. Langridge also served during the war. Wife, Catherine, would re-marry 3 times before dying in 1994.