ALBERT CECIL LLOYD

Image taken from the Evening Star – 10th April 1942.

Born: 23rd March 1919, Ipswich.

Died: 3rd October 1943; age: 24; died from Dysentery as a Japanese PoW on the Burma/Thailand Railway – ‘H’ Force.

Captured: 15th February 1942 – Fall of Singapore.

Residence: 82, Ashcroft Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: a Fuser.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5830612.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

 

Originally buried at Kanburi No. 1. Cemetery, grave 112. On the 8th February 1946, body exhumed, identifed by records and reburied at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery.

 

Grave Reference:

8.B.11.

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery,

Thailand.

 

Father: Francis William Lloyd, born August 1892, Ipswich.

Mother: Constance Lilian Lloyd (nee Grimwood), born May 1892, Belstead, Suffolk.

 

ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.

 

Albert was living with his parents, siblings, widowed paternal grandmother at their family home – 82, Ashcroft Road, Ipswich. Albert’s fiancé was also living with the Lloyd family.

Francis, a Blacksmith – Engineering.

Constance, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Douglas Frank Lloyd, a Lathe Turner, born March 1917, Ipswich.

Vera J. Lloyd, born 1923, Ipswich.

Annie Martha Lloyd, unpaid Domestic Duties, born December 1867, Ipswich.

Edna Beatrice Lambard, a Shop Assistant – Provisions.

 

Albert’s sister, Violet Constance Lloyd, a a Shop Assistant – Provisions, born February 1922, Ipswich, was living nextdoor at 84, Ashcroft Road, Ipswich.

 

In 1940, Ipswich, Albert married Edna Beatrice Lambard, born February 1919, Plomesgate, Suffolk, daughter of Frederick Charles Lambard, a postman and Florence Maud Lambard (nee Emeny), of Boyton, Suffolk.

 

Probate to Edna Beatrice Lloyd – widow.

 

The Battalion was attached to the 18th East Anglian Division.( including 4/5th Battalion the Suffolk Regiment)
15 February 1942: After the fall of Singapore, approximately 620 of the Battalions were taken PoW and later mostly died on the Burma-Thailand Railway.

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