Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.
Harry George Lloyd was born at Claverley, the son of Charles Lloyd, a painter & glazier, and his wife Margaret. Harry became an agricultural labourer, working as a waggoner on a farm at Hopstone. He married Edith Langford in 1908.
Harry first served with the King’s Royal Rifle Corps later transferring to the 9th Battalion Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own). He died on 15th September, 1916 of wounds received during the Battle of the Somme. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
Corp Lloyd, R/14044 and B/203071, was awarded the Victory and British Medals.
DIED OF WOUNDS [Bridgnorth Journal 21st October, 1916] Official information has been received by Mrs. Lloyd, Roughton, Worfield, near Bridgnorth, that her husband, 203071 Corporal Henry George Lloyd, of the 9th Rifle Brigade, died on the 15th September from wounds received in action the same day.
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