John David "Jack."
7 September 1941 - 28 July 2018.
‘Jack’ Loader passed away on Friday 27 July in his hometown
of Nerang, Gold Coast.
Jack joined 1 RAR in
South Vietnam in April 1966, when 1 RAR returned to Australia he was
posted to 6 RAR. He returned to Vietnam with 5 RAR on 28 January
1969 as a member of 7 Platoon Charlie Company. During the second
phase of Operation Federal Overlander, Jack was wounded in action
during a bunker contact. Due to his wounds he was medically returned
to Australia on 7 April 1969.
The Celebration of his
Life, to be held in the Somerville Chapel, 129 Nerang-Broadbeach
Road, Nerang, on Tuesday, 7th August, 2018, at 12.30p.m.
Membership Officer/Tiger Tales Editor.