LLOYD, Leonard

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
1 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
South Wales Borderers
Service: 
Army
Number: 
4078866
Died : 
Thursday, June 4, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
21
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Private Leonard Lloyd was reported missing presumed killed, before later being confirmed as killed in action [1][1a].
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].

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." [3]

Sources
[1] CWGC
[1a] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/44 ( 2 entries).
[2] Winchester Reunion of No 1 Cdo. programme [view]
[3] Dundee Evening Telegraph - Saturday 06 June 1942
[3]  British Newspaper Archive (website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board.
 
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