John Lloyd married into the James family of Ruelwall, Llanteg.
John also has a family gravestone at Eglwyscummin Church, also stating he was buried at Lovat.
John enlisted in Canada:
Regimental # 101679, joined 22 Feb 1916, Edmonton, Alberta
66th Overseas Battalion, Edmonton Guards
Embarkation, 66th Battalion, Halifax, SS Olympic—April 28, 1916
John reached France on 6 July 1916 and was sent to 1st Canadian Entrenching Battalion in the field. John paraded sick on 5 Dec 1916 after "exposure to shell fire on the Somme". On 3rd Sept 1917 John paraded sick again at Vimy Ridge. He was immediately sent back to base hospital, and then invalided back to England. He was in Etaples 12 days, Bethnal Green 12 days, Bromley 10 days, Bushy Park 16 days, Buxton 2 months, and Liverpool 5 weeks.
John died on 11th Nov 1918. Death was attributed to military service. According to the gravestones John died on 11th November but his death certificate records the 10th.
In 1925 a scroll and plaque were sent to his widow.
We have been kindly sent these images of the graveyard and Ghost Town and Mine:
The gravestone will not be in the actual grave location but will be in the Lovett graveyard and located on a vacant plot.