Today we remember …
|19th May 1917
William Lloyd, A Social 1907. 2nd Lt, 40th Bde, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action, Battle of Arras.
He worked for the newly emerging car industry at the Daimler Factory in Coventry from 1911. Early in 1915 he joined the Royal Horse Artillery, and went through the Somme fighting in the ranks. He was recommended for a commission, and was gazetted to the Royal Field Artillery in February 1917. He was killed by a German shell.