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Full Name
Eric Langley Loader
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Eric Langley
Surname
Loader
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10/2677
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
1896
Place of Birth
New Zealand
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
William Henry Loader (father), Ross Street, Woodville, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Care of William Henry Loader, Woodville, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
6th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
14 August 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Tofua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
421
Campaigns
  • Gallipoli
  • Western Front
Military Awards
  • 1914-1915 Star
  • British War Medal (1914-1920)
  • Victory Medal
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
22 September 1916
Age at Death
20
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
Grave Reference
B. 20. 51.
Memorial Name
Woodville War Memorial, Fountaine Square, Woodville, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
Eric Loader was the son of William Henry Loader and Sarah Ann Loader, of Woodville, New Zealand.
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Further References
Sources Used
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum