Lloyd, Herbert

Herbert Lloyd was born on 3 June 1895 in Ruabon, Denbighshire.

The 1901 Census shows that the family lived at 3 Queen Street, Cefn, Wrexham, Denbighshire.  The head of the family was David Jones aged 45, a Coal Miner.  His wife Ann Lloyd aged 42 and their (7) seven children – Lizzie Ann Lloyd aged 18, Joseph Owen Lloyd aged 16, who was also employed as a Coal Miner, Robert W Lloyd aged 13, Norman Lloyd aged 11, Herbert Lloyd aged 7, Emlyn Lloyd aged 5 and Maggie Lloyd aged 10 weeks.

By 1911, Herbert Lloyd was employed as a House Painter and lived as a Boarder at 40 Bedford Street, Rhyl, Flintshire.

He enlisted at the Recruitment Centre, Rhyl as Trooper 494 with the Denbighshire Hussars Yeomanry, but later transferred to the Machine Gun Corps.


Vis-En-Artois Memorial, France.

2Christ Church Memorial, Rhyl

Christ Church Memorial Plaque, Rhyl, Flintshire.

He is also remembered on a Remembrance Plaque at The Royal Alexandra Hospital, Marine Drive, Rhyl, Flintshire and on The North Wales Heroes Memorial Arch, Deiniol Road, Bangor, North Wales.

There is no Flintshire Roll of Honour Card for Herbert Lloyd at the County Archives, Hawarden, Flintshire.

Learn more about the other soldiers on the Rhyl Memorial

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