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Charles Daniel Lloyd

In memory of:

Corporal Charles Daniel Lloyd

July 22, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

C/4710

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

May 19, 1921
Picton, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 5, 1939
Picton, Ontario

Commemorated on Page 182 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

D, C, 409.

Location:

Agira Canadian War Cemetery lies in the Commune of Agira, Province of Enna, in the centre of Sicily. From the autostrada A19, Catania-Palermo, take the exit to Catenanuova. Follow signposts to Regalbuto, then pass Regalbuto, going in the direction of Agira. The Cemetery is then signposted about 12 kilometres from Regalbuto. On 10 July 1943, following the successful conclusion of the north African campaign in mid May, a combined allied force of 160,000 Commonwealth and American troops invaded Sicily as a prelude to the assault on mainland Italy. The Italians, who would shortly make peace with the Allies and re-enter the war on their side, offered little determined resistance but German opposition was vigorous and stubborn. The campaign in Sicily came to an end on 17 August when the two allied forces came together at Messina, but failed to cut off the retreating Axis lines. Agira was taken by the 1st Canadian Division of 28 July and the site for the war cemetery was chosen in September for the burial of all Canadians who had been killed in the Sicily campaign. Agira Canadian War Cemetery contains 491 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of CHARLES DANIEL LLOYD– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of CHARLES DANIEL LLOYD– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Grave marker from Charles Lloyd's grave at Agira Canadian War Cemetery.
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery– Entrance - Agira Canadian War Cemetery - 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Agira Canadian War Cemetery
  • Agira Canadian War Cemetery
  • View of Mt. Enna
  • Cemetery– Agira Canadian War Cemetery - 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Cross of Sacrifice - Agira Canadian War Cemetery - 2013
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Agira Canadian War Cemetery - 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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