Wednesday 29 June 2011

Private George Orr

Son of George and Helen Fitz-Patrick Orr, Ottawa, Ontario.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, on 20 October 1917 (number 3055058) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 or 12 April 1918 - died on 2 October 1918 of wounds suffered that day - buried in Duisans British Cemetery (grave VIII.A.87), France.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (, online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register,

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