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Harold Claude LOANE

Regimental number2113
Place of birthEvandale, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEvandale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinBrother, Alexander Loane, 31 Landale Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date22 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialSuzanne Military Cemetery No. 3 (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander LOANE and Sarah BAILEY (formerly LOANE), Alberton West, Victoria. Native of Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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