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PTE David Lloyd

PRIVATE DAVID LLOYD, WELSH REGIMENT


David Lloyd, Private, Welsh Regiment, was the son of Mary Lloyd, 16, Gernon Road, Roman Road, Bethnal Green, London. He worked as a farm servant at Penrhiw'ronnen, Rhandir-mwyn, and enlisted at Carmarthen into the Pembroke Yeomanry, which later merged with the Glamorgan Yeomanry to form the 24th Battalion, Welsh Regiment.  In March 1916, he sailed for Egypt, and was wounded during the Third Battle of Gaza. He died of his wounds on 7 May 1917, aged 23, and is buried at Deir El Belah War Cemetery.


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