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John Ernest ORR

Regimental number4500
Place of birthTarlee, South Australia
SchoolPublic School (Tarlee, SA? Wagin, WA?)
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressWagin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Stevens, Narrogin, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
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 2 November 1917
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 42), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary Ann ORR. Native of Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4499 Pte George Wood ORR, 28th Bn, killed in action, 10 October 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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