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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.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
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