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George Wood ORR

Regimental number4499
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
SchoolPort Pirie State School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressNarrogin, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Catherine Orr, Darkan, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 October 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) (Plaot VI, Row L, Grave No. 7), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Catherine GRAY (formerly ORR), 15 Lindsay Street, Perth, Western Australia.Native of South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4500 John Ernest ORR, 28th Bn, killed in action, 1 November 1917; Brother-in-law: --- GRAY, 16 Bn, killed in action, Mouquet Farm, Pozieres, France.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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