COLEMAN, Lloyd William
Unit / Base:
Prior Police Service:
Newport Borough Police Force
Somerset Light Infantry
Honours & Awards:
Monday, July 31, 1916
Monday, April 29, 1985
Newport , Gwent
Lance Sergeant Lloyd Coleman was Mentioned in Despaches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in the Mediterranean theatre. He served in 5 troop, ('B' Section, No.4 Sub Section) and, after a course on the 3" Mortar, the Heavy Weapons Troop.
Lloyd Coleman was a Newport Borough Police Officer who volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes to the Commando Depot (Commando Basic Training Centre) that commenced in 1942. Post war he re-joined the Newport Borough Police and was a member of the Commando Association.
London Gazette 37575, page 2464.
Notebook of Lance Sergeant Joe Rogers MM, 5 Tp 'B' Section (shows previous occupation as Police Officer).
Handwritten list of those who served in No.2 Commando from Mrs Desiree Roderick MBE.
Tony Moore, FRHistS and Police Historian.
Commando Association Lost Legion List 3.
Newspaper report on his MiD in the Wells Journal 02 August 1946.
Register of Deaths in Newport (Monmouthshire) 1985.
England & Wales Government Probate Death Index, Llandaff Registry, probate date 25 July 1985.
[Images] Cropped from HWT photos in 2 Cdo gallery.
Photo of Commando in Gallery:
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