Image from G.E.R. ‘Toll for the Brave.’
Born: 1890, Bentley, Suffolk.
Died: 11th March 1918; age 27; KiA.
Employed: with the Civil Engineering Department at Great Eastern Railway, Ipswich. George had joined the company on the 9th October 1913, as a permanent Way Labourer at Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich on the outbreak of the war.
Date of Entry Therein: 19th July 1915 – Egypt.
Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 98293;
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, ‘C’ Battery, 84th Brigade.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
Pas de Calais,
Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Mrs A.E. Lloyd, of 66, Causeway, Maldon, Essex.
1891 Station Hill, Bentley, Suffolk.
George was 9 months old and living with his parents & siblings.
David Lloyd, 35, a Railway Platelayer, born Ipswich.
Eliza Lloyd (nee Goodchild), 31, born Ringshall, Suffolk.
Florence Belinda Lloyd, 9, born Ipswich.
William James Lloyd, 7, born Ipswich.
Ernest David Lloyd, 3, born Bentley.
1901 Near the Station, Bentley, Suffolk.
George was 10 years old and living with his mother & siblings.
Bertram Lloyd, 8, born Bentley.
Ellen May Lloyd, 4, born Bentley.
1911 Near the Station, Bentley, Suffolk.
George was 20 years old, a Railway Labourer. He was living with his widowed mother & siblings.
Florence, 29, a Domestic Servant.
William, 27, a Maltster’s Labourer.
Dorothy Jane Lloyd, 7, born Bentley.
George’s father, David Lloyd died 1909, Suffolk.
In 1917, Maldon, Essex George married Annie Eliza Buckley, born 1896, Heybridge, Essex.
Soldiers’ Effects to Annie Lloyd – widow.
George is also remembered on the Great Eastern Railway war memorial, Liverpool Street Station, London.
Extra information courtesy of Keith Barker – Great Eastern Railway Society
George is also remembered in his home village of Bentley, both on the village war memorial and on the memorial at St. Mary’s Church.
Royal Field Artillery, ‘C’ Battery, 84th Brigade: