The above portrait is that of Corpl. Lloyd whose death in action we announced last week. He was a nephew og Ald. G Lloyd, of Wheatland Villas, Much Wenlock, and Mrs Lewis, of the Britannia Hotel Shrewsbury.
Born: abt 1880 in Much Wenlock, Salop.
Parents William & Mary Lloyd, Joseph’s father died when he was just 5yrs old, in the 1891 Census Joseph is living in Much Wenlock with his Grandmother. Joseph had 2 older brothers Richard & William and a younger sister Mary. Joseph’s mother re-married Joseph Downes from Buxton.
1901 Census: Joseph was already in the Army and was based at Shorncliffe Camp, Folkstone, Kent. Joseph’s Mother Mary & Step-father were living @ Frome Lodge, Brown Edge Lane, Buxton.
1905: 16th April 1905 Joseph Married Lucy Franks in Buxton.
1906: Joseph & Lucy had a daughter Mary Lloyd baptised Fairfield 20th June.
1911 Census: Joseph & Lucy’s daughter Mary is living in Rainow @ Hawkins Lane with Josephs Mother & Step-father Joseph Downes. Name given Mary Lloyd Downes aged 4yrs born Whaley Bridge. At the time of Josephs death (1918) his mother was living at 8 Davenham Avenue, Buxton.
Military: Joseph had 20yrs Service in the Army including service in the 2nd Boer War
Memorial: Tyne Cot Panel 4 – 6 & 162.