Knut Knutsen Langeland

Knut Knutsen Langeland
b: 20 JUL 1893
d: 13 JUL 1967
Biography


Knut and Martha Langeland lived two miles from MELAND in Skjoldvik.
He was a farmer and officer in the Norwegian Army. During the Germanoccupation he was captured and in a war prison for some time. Thorborghas a book that was written about Knut and his war experience. When wevisited Norway in June 1996, we went to a memorial to the Norwegians whotried to escape the Germans. The memorial refers to the KRINGEN (theterm for WWII) . The Norwegians were on a bus that ran out of gas, mostof them were shot by the Germans. Knut had hidden in a barn behind alarge pig, the pig was shot and killed. Knut was reported to have saidhe was saved by a pig. Knut was later captured and was a prisoner of warfor several years.
Facts
  • 20 JUL 1893 - Birth - ; Skjold/ Rogaland/ Norway
  • 13 JUL 1967 - Death - ; Skjold/ Rogland/ Norway
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Knut Knutsen Langeland
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Family Group Sheet - Child
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CHILDREN
MKnut Knutsen Langeland
Birth20 JUL 1893Skjold/ Rogaland/ Norway
Death13 JUL 1967Skjold/ Rogland/ Norway
MarriageBEF. 1920to Marta Meland at Skjold/ Norway
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Knut Knutsen Langeland
Birth20 JUL 1893Skjold/ Rogaland/ Norway
Death13 JUL 1967 Skjold/ Rogland/ Norway
MarriageBEF. 1920to Marta Meland at Skjold/ Norway
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Marta Meland
Birth16 DEC 1894Meland/ Skjold/ Rogaland/ Norway
Death7 SEP 1979 Meland/ Skjold/ Rogaland/ Norway
MarriageBEF. 1920to Knut Knutsen Langeland at Skjold/ Norway
FatherLars Risanger Meland
MotherHelga Nilsdotter
CHILDREN
MLars Helmer Langeland
Birth1922SKJOLD/ROGALAND, NORWAY
Death1922SkJOLD/ROGALAND, NORWAY
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Marriage6 APR 1946to Ludvig Salmonsen at Dom Kirke, Stavanger
Private
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Death
Marriage19 APR 1949to Odd Nesse
Marriageto Private
Marriage25 OCT 1975to Private
MMagne Meland Langeland
Birth25 MAY 1926SKJOLD
Death10 JUL 1968SkJOLD/ROGALAND, NORWAY
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Marriage24 JUN 1945to Harold Nordham at SKJOLD/ROGALAND, NORWAY
Descendancy Chart
Knut Knutsen Langeland b: 20 JUL 1893 d: 13 JUL 1967
Marta Meland b: 16 DEC 1894 d: 7 SEP 1979
Lars Helmer Langeland b: 1922 d: 1922
Magne Meland Langeland b: 25 MAY 1926 d: 10 JUL 1968

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