Lloyd William Henry

There is an index card for William Henry Lloyd in The Flintshire Roll of Honour in the County Record Office in Hawarden.  The address given on the card is Northwood. His Regimental number was  52396  and he was a private in the 10th Cheshire Regiment. He served from 1915 -1916.

William Henry Lloyd was born in Northwood, Shropshire in 1893, according to the 1901 census but other sources say he was born in Ellesmere, Shropshire.

In 1901 he was living with his family in Monks Coppenhall in theDistrict of Crewe, Cheshire. Head of the household was Thomas Lloyd aged 30, a Bricklayer’s labourer. Margaret his wife was aged 27. Their listed children were William Henry 7, Elsie 4 and Frank 2. There was a boarder – Thomas Hill who was another Bricklayer’s labourer.

It has not yet proved possible to find him in the 1911 census.

UK Soldiers who Died in The Great War 1914 -19, accessible on includes an entry for William Henry Lloyd. It confirms the regimental details as above and adds that he’d been born in Ellesmere Shropshire. He enlisted in Shrewsbury and was killed in action on the 9th October 1916 in France/Flanders. This source tells us he was once in the Shropshire Yeomanry where his number was 2819.

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