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Ernest James ORR

Regimental number182
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolSt Paul's Catholic School, Coburg, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address14 Park Street, Coburg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J Orr, 14 Park Street, Coburg, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Naval Brigade and in the Citizen Military Forces, Coburg, Victoria.
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Sergeant
Unit name7th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialWandsworth Cemetery (Aust. 10), London
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth ORR, 14 Park Street, Coburg, Victoria. Native of Melbourne
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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