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Joseph Alexander ORR

Regimental number3423
Place of birthKatanning, Western Australia
SchoolKatanning, Western Australia
AddressBay Street, Katanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Miss Myrtle Orr, Katanning, Western Australia
Enlistment date30 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row D, Grave No. 4), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Alexander and Susannah ORR. Native of Katanning, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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