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George Alexander LOADER

Regimental number1975
Place of birthMiners Rest, Ballarat, Victoria
SchoolMiners Rest State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm hand
AddressMiner's Rest, via Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Christina Loader, Miner's Rest, via Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date30 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1971
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 9), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Christina LOADER, Miner's Rest, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 764 Pte Cameron Sherring LOADER, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1919; 2178 Trooper Angus Gordon LOADER, 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 2 September 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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