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(later  Colonel)

Philip Gwyn Lloyd





1924 Lhandilofawr, Carmarthenshire, Wales


Service No.



591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

23 May 1943 emergency commission to rank of 2nd Lieutenant.
30 May 1943 joined 591 Antrim Para Sqn.

Ringway Parachute Training Course 69B
D-day -part of No.2 Troop attached to 22 Independent Pathfinders, with 4 sappers and Sjt. McCulloch. Flown in on an Albermarle.
9 Jan 1945 - Wounded by a land mine
24 Nov 1945 confirmed with rank of 2nd Lieutenant with seniority from 10 Jan 1945
10 Jul 1946 promoted to Lieutenant
19 Jan 1951 promoted to Captain
10 Jan 1958 promoted to Major
6 Jan 1966 promoted to Lieutenant Colonel
30 Jun 1971 promoted to Colonel
28 Jan 1976 retired with retired pay


Family Notes:

son  of George Ambrose Mitchley (1894-1965) and his wife Margaret Anna Jones (1893-1994)  [m.1920 Lhandilofawr, Wales]

Father of two sons and two daughters

Grandfather   to five grandchildren.

Civilian Occupation:



1952  Anthea Mary Pyman (1930-2004) in Stroud RD, Gloucestershire. 


28  Jul 2011 aged 87


19  Aug 2011 Surrey and Sussex Crematorium in Worth. 


Obituary  in the Telegraph Newspaper.




1  Jan 1965 awarded MBE in Queen's New Year Honour's List.




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