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Henry James LOARING

Regimental number4813
Place of birthKensington, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressForrestville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Height5' 2.75"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Loaring, 68 Charles Street, Forrestville, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of height)
Enlistment date2 November 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Maria Jane LOARING. Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date2 November 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: injured left ankle and overage), 2 November 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 January 1929 Myrtle Bank
Age at death54
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, LOARING Henry James

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