INDENTCaptain Alwyne Travers 'Button' Loyd, born 1894 Hawkhurst,Kent, educated at Eton, was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, 5th Bn. East Kent Regiment 23 August 1914; was granted a commission as Temporary 2nd Lieutenant Flying Officer 19 June 1916. Between 7 September 1916 and 20 September 1917 Loyd claimed six 'victories' (some shared); he served variously during this period with 25, 22 and 32 Squadrons (full details in 'Above the Trenches' by Shores, Franks and Guest). On 28 September 1917, Loyd took off on Offensive Patrol at 1 p.m. flying a D.H.5 of 32 Squadron when the aircraft was hit by a shell and broke up. 'Above the Trenches' states "He was killed in action east of Ypres ... when A9211 was shot down either by Flak or by Oberleutnant Rudolph Berthold of Jasta 18.". He was buried in Poperinghe Military Cemetery.