LLOYD, Leonard

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
South Wales Borderers
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
4078866
Died : 
Thursday, June 4, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
21
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 

Private Leonard Lloyd is buried in the UK. [1]

His name is recorded in the Programme for the Winchester Reunion of No 1 Commando . This entry lists his name under " Killed or died of wounds as a result of action on the occupied French coast" [2]

Additionally his name is listed on the Westminster Abbey Commando Roll of Honour database as killed in action. [3]

At the time of his death men from his Commando had taken part in a raid near Boulogne codenamed Operation Bristle [view].  A newspaper report in the Dundee Evening Telegraph titled Diary of the War states " Thursday June 4 - Commandos landed near Boulogne and gained valuable information." [4]

Sources
[1] CWGC
[2] Winchester Reunion of No 1 Cdo. programme [view]
[3] Westminster Abbey Commando ROH database.
[4] Dundee Evening Telegraph - Saturday 06 June 1942
[4]  British Newspaper Archive (website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board.
 

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