Corporal 2097 Edward John Lloyd

Killed in Action on Saturday, 10th July 1915, age 42.
Commemorated on Panel 36 and 55 of Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

5th Bn., York & Lancaster Regiment. 148th Brigade of 49th Division.

Husband of Mary Emma Lloyd, of 73, Manchester Rd., Mossley, Manchester.
Born: Tipton, Enlisted: Rotherham, Resident: Unknown.

First landed France & Flanders, 13th April 1915.
Medal entitlement: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Soldier's Papers at National Archives survived, not yet transcribed.

Not commemorated on any Tipton memorial.
Commemorated here because identified as Tipton on 'Soldiers Died in the Great War'.

Link to Commonwealth War Graves Site: www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1619154/

Genealogical Data

1901 Census
77 Midland Road, Rotherham, Yorkshire.
Living with her sister-in-law Olive Lloyd was Mary Emma Lloyd (25, Married, born Sheffield), and Mary's daughter: Elsie (1, born Rotherham).
No sign Edward - possibly in Army try findmypast for pre WW1 enlistment.

1911 Census
20 Forge Lane, Rotherham, Yorkshire.
Edward John Lloyd (38, Sawyer, born Tipton), his wife Mary Emma (35, born Sheffield), and their 5 surviving children of 6: Elsie (11, born Rotherham), Lilian (9, born Sheffield), Colin (7, born Rotherham), Rita (2, born Sheffield), and Edward (10 months, born Sheffield).
A further child, George, was born in 1913.

Personal Data

Still to be transcribed. Contact me if required.

Action resulting in his death

Still to be researched. Contact me if required.

Newspaper Cuttings