THIS PAGE IS DEDICATED
TO THE MEMORY OF
SUB LIEUTENANT John Lloyd Atkins
R N V R Anson Battalion R N D
As this page heading states , it is dedicated to the memory of,
Temporary Sub Lieutenant John Lloyd Atkins R N V R Anson Battalion,
R N D,
I recently acquired his
OFFICERS RECORD OF SERVICES ARMY BOOK 439
the reason its not a Royal Naval one is quite simple to explain,
in 1916 the R N D came under the control of the Army
the images below are of the book its self and his service record card/s
also included are various other images dispersed in amongst the ,
According to the 1911 census his mother Sarah Ann Agness Atkins lived
at Gillifaelog cottage and John had that,
as his permanent address when he signed on
Allthough this isn't John Lloyd
this is how a ,
typical R N D Sub -Lieutenant,
would have been dressed .
The image above shows a platoon of c company Anson Battalion from that period The one below shows the ,
Y M C A at blandford the YMCA were one of the few,
civillion orgainisations allowed on a miltary base .
The images below show part of the town + the iron & steelworks at Dowlais and a view of a typical street in the town of the same period.