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John Leonard ORR

Regimental number548
Place of birthPrahran, Victoria
SchoolHigh School State School, Prahran, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWarehouseman
AddressInglis Ville, 72 Lewisham Road, Windsor, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Orr, 72 Lewisham Road, Windsor, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 May 1915
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 169), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mrs L. ORR, 72 Lewisham Road, Windsor, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: Pte Thomas S. LIDDELL, killed in action, Pozieres, France.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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