Private Lloyd Nixon King
64th Battalion No.
Regimental Number 470508
King’s Life Back Home
n Lloyd King was born in n Lloyd’s fathers name
Port Hawkesbury, was Alexander King.
Cape Breton on March n He worked as a store
28th, 1895. clerk back home in
n Mother’s name: Mrs. Cape Breton before
Alex King or AKA Lelia joining the Militia.
King n He was attested on
September 22nd, 1915.
n He lived as a single male, no
relationship with a woman stated.
n He was never in military service before
being sent overseas.
Appearance and Religion
Lloyd King had…
n Brown hair
n Hazel colored eyes
n A fair complexion
n He was 5 foot 6 inches in height
n Chest measurement 35ins/3ins expansion
n Religion: Presbyterian
Lloyd in Battle
n He arrived in England on June 28th, 1916.
n He was then attached to the 23rd Battalion.
n The following day he was transferred to the
n He was killed in action (KIA) on September
n There was no information on cause of
Private Lloyd’s Military Will
n Lloyd Nixon King’s Will stated the
n In the event of my death, I give the
whole of my property and effects to my
mother, Mrs. Lelia King, Oxford, NS.
n While Lloyd served overseas in the
army, he was only making $10.00 a
n His mother received a $10 payment
each month from August, 1914-
n Which doesn’t seem like much, but
was a little chunk of money back then.
n On the Attestation Paper Lloyd’s mothers
name is stated to be Mrs. Alex King.
n However, on the will her name is stated
differently: as Lelia King
n The catch to this could be that his Fathers
name is stated as Alexander King.
n Alexander could be a false name for his
n There is no other name given in report.
n Information came from the National
Archives of Canada Website