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Guardsman Langslow Bishop was born in the Spring of 1917 in Wolverhampton, the son of Fred Langslow Bishop and his wife, Edith, whose maiden name was Slann. His father, Fred, was born in West Bromwich, and according to the 1901 Census he was a boarder in Chetwynd End School at the age of nine years. Chetwynd was in the civil parish of Newport, Salop.

The facts of the early life of Langslow himself have not yet been forthcoming. However, he came to live with his uncle at Bearwardcote House and is remembered by Mr John Litchfield as a "very tall and good-looking young man."

Mr Litchfield also remembers that Langslow worked in the Derby offices of his uncle, a prominent Derby solicitor and coroner for Derby, Major Thomas Bishop. Here I am only surmising, but was he articled to his uncle, or even qualified, when the War began as he was already twenty-two years old? Sadly. there are no archives of past staff at the present buildings of Flint, CWCG GUARDSMAN L T BISHOPBarnett and Bishop.

Langslow joined the prestigious SAS regiment, and was stationed on the Greek Island of Symi where he was killed in a German air raid, along with several of his comrades.

He was buried on the island of Symi in 1943. and it was not until the surrender of Germany, when Allied forces returned to the island of Rhodes, that the Commonwealth War Graves Commission created the military cemetery on Rhodes in December. 1946.

Those who had lost their lives on Rhodes and many other islands in the Dodecanese were brought to this, their last resting place, from isolated graves and from various civil cemeteries.

There are one hundred and forty two burials in Rhodes War Cemetery.

                  MAY THEY REST IN PEACE