Lloyd George Joseph Charles Blunden married in 1933 and worked for Chelmsford Co-op's dairy before joining the army in June 1940. He was sent to the Far East and was killed in action in February 1942 defending Singapore against the Japanese. His home was in Maltese Road.
Lloyd was born in Essex in 1913, the youngest known child of Arthur James Blunden (1875-1936) and Eliza Blunden (nee Leaver) (born in 1874). Lloyd's parents had married in Essex in 1897.
Lloyd's siblings included Victoria May Blunden (1898-1931), Eliza Maud Blunden (1899-1974), Arthur James Blunden (1900-1979), William Henry J. Blunden (1902-1967), Florence Selina Blunden (born 1903), Elijah Ernest Stanley Blunden (1905-1980), and Sydney Ralph C. Blunden (1909-1986).
Lloyd George Joseph Charles BLUNDEN, Private, Royal Norfolk Regiment
Killed in action in Singapore. Aged 28
In 1933 Lloyd married Violet May Riches.
Prior to joining up in June 1940 he had been employed by the Chelmsford Co-op's dairy. He served as Private 5779120 in the 5th Battalion of the Royal Norfolk Regiment.
On 14th February 1942 Lloyd was killed in action during fighting against the Japanese at Singapore. He was 28. His widow lived at 5 Maltese Road, Chelmsford.
Today Lloyd lies buried at Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore (grave: 17. D. 13.)