Queen’s Mediterranean Medal (Lieut: M. Lloyd. North’d Fus:),
1914-15 Star (Capt. M. Lloyd. North’d Fus.);
British War and Victory Medals, 1914-1919 (Capt. M. Lloyd.);
Memorial Plaque (Mervyn Lloyd);
Captain Mervyn Lloyd, was born on 30 September 1883 in Reigate, Surrey, the son of Richard Borradaile Lloyd, and Bank Director and descendant of the original founder of Lloyds Bank, and Catherine Jean Campbell Lloyd (née Money).
He served as a Lieutenant with the 5th Battalion at the time of the Boer War, for which he was awarded the Queen’s Mediterranean Medal. He received a promotion to Captain with the 3rd Battalion in November 1905.
He also served during the Great War, this time with the 3rd Battalion in France and Flanders, and was on attachment with the 21st Battalion when he was wounded in the leg while in the trenches, and subsequently died from wounds at Boulogne on 15 March 1915. As an officer, and given the importance of his family, his remains were returned to Farnham, Surrey, where he was buried.
His MIC gives a contact address at Rock House, Farnham, Surrey.
QSA (2) Cape Colony, Orange Free State (3011 Pte G. Williamson, North'd:Fus:)
G. Williamson served with the 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers during the Khartoum expedition of 1898 with the Sudan Medal roll noting his transfer to the Army Reserve after the campaign. Despite this he was posted to South Africa with the 2nd Battalion during the Second Boer War. He died of disease at Springfontein on 23 July 1900 and is erroneously listed on the causality roll as '3011 Private Williamson, M.'. The Medal roll records G. Williamson as dying of disease on 23 July 1900.