Private 49362 William Lloyd

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Died France & Flanders on Saturday, 21st April 1917, age 42.
Buried in Grave I. C. 5. at Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, Somme, France.

4th (Labour) Bn., Devonshire Regiment.

Son of Samuel Augustus Lloyd.
Born: Tipton, Enlisted: Lichfield, Resident: Smethwick.

First landed France & Flanders, post 31st December 1915.
Medal entitlement: British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Soldier's Papers at National Archives did not survive.

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/260640/

Genealogical Data

1901 Census
12 Rose Terrace, Heath Street, Birmingham.
Catherine Lloyd (43, Widow, Charwoman, born Stourport), and her 4 children: William (24, Brass Caster, born Tipton), Florence (19, born Tipton), Agnes (16, born Tipton), and Thomas (11, born Tipton).

1911 Census
7 back of 226 Heath Street, Winson Green, Birmingham.
Living with Mr Edward William Bateman-Bartlett and Mrs Pamelia Amelia Bateman-Bartlett was William Henry Llloyd (35, Brother-in-Law, Yard Labourer, born Tipton). Pamelia was William's younger sister.

Personal Data

The 'Soldier's Effects' from ancestry.co.uk shows that William's mother, Catherine E. Lloyd, received William's outstanding army pay of £4/13/10d (4 pounds 13 shillings and 10 pence) in January 1918, and his War Gratuity of £3 in October 1919.

Action resulting in his death

Still to be researched. Contact me if required.

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