Thomas LLOYD

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LLOYD, Thomas

Service Number: 15647
Enlisted: 15 March 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 14th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Kingston, South Australia, 12 June 1897
Home Town: Naracoorte, Naracoorte and Lucindale, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 25 March 1918, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Naracoorte and District Town Hall Honour Board WW1
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World War 1 Service

15 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
23 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 15647, Army Medical Corps (AIF)
23 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 15647, Army Medical Corps (AIF), HMAT Port Melbourne, Adelaide
25 Mar 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 15647, 14th Field Artillery Brigade

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"TWO BROTHERS KILLED IN ACTION.

Mrs. E. M. Lloyd, of Narracoorte, has been advised by the military authorities that two of her sons, Pte. Thomas Lloyd and Dvr. William H. Lloyd, have been killed in action on the western front on March 25. A third son, Pte. R. G. Lloyd, paid the supreme sacrifice about 12 months ago. The late Pte. T. Lloyd, who was 20 years of age, enlisted on March 15, 1916, and had been 13 months in action. He was attached to the 14th Field Artillery Brigade. The late Dvr. W. Lloyd, who was 22 years of age, enlisted at Kingston in April, 1915. He had been in France more than two years, and was attached to the artillery." - from the Adelaide Register 17 Apr 1918 (nla.gov.au)

 

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