Langdon, James Conway

Personal Details

First nameJames
Middle nameConway
Date of birth06/02/1898
Place of birthMuttaburra


James was the son of James Conway Langdon and Lucy Binney, born in Muttaburra.
His siblings were:
Charles William – 4 June 1899
Eleanor Josephine – 29 June 1901

Part of his education was at Rockhampton Grammar School – 1914.

In 1922 on the electoral roll James is registered as an employee of Champion Statoin, Yallerio, Blackall.

James was manager of Bowen Downs from 1935 to 1963.

War Records


Service42rd Bal AIF
Service number3245
Date of enlistment21/10/1916
Locality of enlistmentHughenden
Place of enlistmentHughenden
Next of kinJames Conway Langdon [Father]
Date of discharge12/05/1919


James was a 18 year 7 month old, Overseer at Wambine, Cameron Downs Hughenden which his father was managering.

Date of embarkation: 22 December 1916
Place of embarkation: Sydney
Ship embarked on: HMAT Demosthenes
Ship number: A64

War service: Western Front
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal