Walter Lloyd, MMwBar




Sep 21, 1891

Born at Cartonel Lancashire England


Jul 31, 1915

Enlisted in the 42nd Lanark and Renfrew Regiment at Smith’s Falls Ontario


Aug 3, 1915

Attested into the 77th Battalion at Smith’s Falls Ontario 

Ø      Number 144519

Ø      Next of kin given as Mary Lloyd (widowed mother) of 28 Glanville Ave., Fairbanks Ontario

Ø      Previous occupation given as Press Feeder

Ø      No previous military experience given

Ø      Religion given as Methodist


Oct 23, 1915

Embarked the SS California at Quebec City, Quebec



Oct 31, 1915

Disembarked at Plymouth England and proceeded to Shorncliffe Camp 

TOS (Taken On Strength) the 12th Reserve Battalion


Mar 15, 1916

Transferred to the 21st Battalion


Mar 16, 1916

Arrived at CBD (Canadian Base Depot) at Havre France and TOS the 21st Battalion


Mar 18, 1916

Left CBD Havre for the 21st Battalion


Mar 21, 1916

Joined the 21st Battalion in the field


Sep 17, 1916

Invalided to England aboard the Hospital Ship Maheno with gun shot wound to right thigh


Sep 18, 1916

Admitted to No 1 Southern General Hospital at Birmingham


Oct 30, 1916

Transferred to Canadian Convalescent Hospital at Epsom


Nov 13, 1916

Discharged from hospital to Convalescent Depot at Shoreham for Physical Training


Nov 15, 1916

TOS CCAC (Canadian Casualty Assembly Centre)


Nov 16, 1916

Attached to the CCD (Canadian Convalescent Depot) and admitted to St Leonard’s Hospital


Dec 15, 1916

Medical Board held at St Leonard’s on the Sea 

Ø      Patient has healed

Ø      Declared fit for duty and classified “A1”


Dec 21, 1916

TOS 1st CCTB (Canadian Corps Training Battalion) at Hastings


Jan 24, 1917

TOS 6th Reserve Battalion


Mar 6, 1917

TOS 21st Battalion but remained at Seaford


Mar 31, 1917

Left for 2nd Entrenching Battalion


Apr 2, 1917

Joined the 2nd Entrenching Battalion


Apr 16, 1917

Left to join unit


Apr 17, 1917

Joined the 21st Battalion in the field


Aug 24, 1917

Appointed to rank of Lance Corporal


Aug 29, 1917

To 1st Army Rest Camp


Sep 10, 1917

Rejoined Battalion from Rest Camp


Nov 2, 1917

Awarded the Military Medal, London Gazette #30364


Description of action supplied by S Nichol


Dec 1, 1917

Promoted to rank of Corporal


Dec 26, 1917

Granted 14 days leave


Jan 11, 1918

Returned from leave


Jul 7, 1918

Appointed to rank of Lance Sergeant


Aug 28, 1918

Admitted to No 8 CFA (Canadian Field Ambulance) then transferred to CCS (Casualty Clearing Station) with wound to left hand from a machine gun bullet and suffering from effects of gas during the attack at Arras


Sep 1, 1918

Invalided to England aboard the Hospital Ship Pieter de Coninck 


Posted to EORD (Eastern Ontario Regimental Depot) 

Admitted to Central Military Hospital, Fort Pitt, Chatham 

X-ray dated September 6 shows a comminuted fracture (the bone is shattered) in the little finger of the left hand


Sep 3, 1918

Transferred to No 11 Canadian General Hospital, Moore Barracks, Shorncliffe


Oct 17, 1918

Transferred to Military Convalescent Hospital at Epsom


Oct 23, 1918

Discharged from hospital and placed On Command to 1st CCD at Witley


Nov 1, 1918

Admitted to 1st CCD from Epsom


Nov 15, 1918

Ceases to be On Command to CCD and posted to 6th Reserve Battalion


Dec 13, 1918

On Command to Kinmel Park, Rhyl, pending despatch to Canada


Jan 12, 1919

SOS Rhyl on proceeding to Canada 

Embarked the Empress of Britain at Liverpool



Jan 13, 1919

TOS No 2 District Depot Toronto


Jan 22, 1919

Disembarked at Halifax Nova Scotia 

Posted to the Exhibition Camp Casualty Company (Toronto)


Jan 27, 1919

Granted leave with subsistence until February 11, 1919


Feb 11, 1919

Awarded Bar to Military Medal, London Gazette #31173



Feb 17, 1919

Medical Board at Exhibition Camp, Toronto, notes: 

Ø      Wounded in left hand by machine gun bullet, Aug 28, 1918

Ø      Partial loss of function of left little finger

Ø      Was also wounded by gun shot to right thigh (no disability or lasting effects)

Ø      Will not be able to resume former employment as he was used to

Ø      Feels that he would be better off if the finger was amputated


Feb 21, 1919

SOS DD#2 on being discharged from the CEF at Toronto Ontario 

Ø      War Service Badge Class “A” issued, No 89620

Ø      Proposed residence on discharge – 92 Lavina Ave., Swansea (Toronto) Ontario

Ø      Entitled to WSG (War Service Gratuity)


Aug 27, 1921

British War Medal and Victory Medal sent to him at 92 Lavina Ave., Swansea (Toronto) Ontario


Nov 6, 1982

Deceased at Sunnybrook Medical Centre, Toronto Ontario 


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