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Percival Harold LOADER

Regimental number41
Place of birthPayneham, South Australia
SchoolEast Adelaide Public School, South Australia
AddressThomas Lane off Zebina Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs T L Loader, Thomas Lane off Zebina Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4421
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Company Engineers
FateDied of wounds 20 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (lot II, Row H, Grave no. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Timothy and Hannah LOADER, 20 Morris Street, St. Peter's, Adelaide
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1375 Pte Clifford Roy LOADER, 1st Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 22 December 1919; 2064 Pte Frank Oliver LOADER, 32nd Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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