Robert Orr

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 13937 & 113830
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Labour Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 40th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 43
  • Date of Death: 20/08/1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Abeele Aerodrome Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II. E. 7.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 31 North Street, Dundde
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Helen Ferrier Orr, née Boath. Married 1907

  • Children:

More about Robert Orr

Private Orr was initially with the Seaforth Highlanders Labour Bn with the service number 113830 but was later transferred to the 40th Bn. Labour Corps. Here he received the service number 13937. He was killed on 20th August 1918.

Additional information kindly supplied by  Gordon Boath.

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