ALBERT CECIL LLOYD

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

Born: 1919, Ipswich.

Died: 3rd October 1943; age: 24.

Captured: 15th February 1942 – Fall of Singapore.

Residence: 82, Ashcroft Road, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5830612.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

 

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.

 

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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