Person:William Lloyd (28)

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William Lloyd
m. 28 May 1893
  1. John Lloyd1896 -
  2. William Lloyd1899 - 1976
  3. Joseph Lloyd1901 -
  4. Alice Rose Dorothy Lloyd1905 - 1924
  5. Beatrice Amelia Lloyd1908 -
  6. Llewellyn Lloyd1911 - 1974
m. 1918
  1. Aubyn Douglas Lloyd1919 - 1919
  2. Queenie Beryl Lloyd1921 - 2010
  3. Joyce Edith Elfreda Lloyd1927 - 2002
  4. Daphne Gweneth Enid Lloyd1928 -
  5. Douglas William Lloyd1934 - 2007
Facts and Events
Name William Lloyd
Gender Male
Birth[1] 20 Feb 1899 Leyton, Essex, England
Marriage 1918 Leyton, Essex, Englandto Beryl Enid Elfreda Musk
Death[2] Jun 1976 Mornington, Victoria, Australia
Cremation[3] 9 Jun 1976 Springvale, Victoria, Australia

1901 - With parents at 59 East Ham Terrace, Albert Road, Leyton, Essex. Aged 2, born at Leyton, Essex.

1911 - With parents at 107 Scotts Road, Leyton. Aged 12, born at Leyton, Essex.

1914-1919 - According to information he told his grandson, Norman LONG, William joined the army in 1914, lying about his age so he would be accepted. His mother wrote to the authorities and he was sent home. He later joined the Royal Marines and saw active service, including at Zebrugge.

From UK National Archives, Dept Records of the Admiralty, Naval Forces, Royal Marines, Coastguard, and related bodies: Series Admiralty: Royal Marines: Registers of Service; Piece: 18542 - 19091; Name: Lloyd, William; Register Number: 18785; Division: Royal Marine Light Infantry: Plymouth Division; When Enlisted/Date of Enlistment: 24 March 1916; Birth Date: 20 February 1899; Catalogue reference: ADM 159/163.

1919 - Family stories indicate that William was stationed in the Greek Islands when he heard that there were problems with the health of his first son. He stowed away on HMS Canada to go back to England. His son died.

1921 - On 9 April, William was remobilised for the Royal Marine Light Infantry. However, he was demobilised at Plymouth on 4 June 1921. At this time his character and qualifications were both desceibed as "very good". He was "in possession of, or entitled to reckon one Good Conduct Badge". He was described as: Height: 5 feet 10 inches; Complexion: Fresh; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Dk Brown; Trade: Blacksmiths mate(?); Marks or scars: Tattooed right forearm / Indians head tattooed left forearm / (w) scars right legs.

1922 - William emigrated to Victoria, Australia per Themistocles. (PROV Fiche 954, Page 005)

1939-1945 - During WW2, Bill served in the Australian Army.

Service Record: Name: LLOYD, WILLIAM; Service: Australian Army; Service Number: V84860; Date of Birth: 20 Feb 1899; Place of Birth: LEYTON, ENG; Date of Enlistment: 8 Jun 1940; Locality on Enlistment CHELTENHAM, VIC; Place of Enlistment: CAULFIELD, VIC; Next of Kin: LLOYD, BERYL; Date of Discharge: 27 Sep 1940; Rank: Private; Posting at Discharge: 3 GARRISON BATTALION; WW2 Honours and Gallantry: None for display; Prisoner of War No.

Service Record: Name: LLOYD, WILLIAM; Service: Australian Army; Service Number: V17006; Date of Birth: 20 Feb 1899; Place of Birth: LEYTON, ENGLAND; Date of Enlistment: 2 Jul 1941; Locality on Enlistment: CHELTENHAM, VIC; Place of Enlistment: ROYAL PARK, VIC; Next of Kin: LLOYD, BERYL; Date of Discharge: 16 Mar 1942; Rank: Private; Posting at Discharge: S S 3 MD DENTAL UNIT; WW2 Honours and Gallantry: None for display; Prisoner of War: No.

1943-54 - Recorded in Australian Electoral Roll as William LLOYD, nil occupation, at Centre Dandenong Rd, Cheltenham/Moorabbin, Victoria [with wife, also daughter in 1949-54].

1954 - Also recorded in Australian Electoral Roll as William LLOYD, watchman, at 30 Alice St, Clayton, Victoria [with wife, daughter, and daughter's partner].

1963 - Recorded in Australian Electoral Roll as William LLOYD, security officer, at Millard St, Frankston, Victoria [with wife and son].

1968 - Recorded in Australian Electoral Roll as William LLOYD, no occupation recorded, at 33 Hughes St, Tecoma, Victoria [with wife].

References
  1. GRO Index, West Ham, Jun Qtr 1899, 4a 310.
  2. Vic Death Reg. No. 13615.
  3. Www.necropolis.com.au/mainindex.htm.