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John Richard Orr

In memory of:

Lieutenant John Richard Orr

August 9, 1918

Military Service


Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

177th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Samuel Orr, J.P., and Mary Jane Orr, of Ballyrenan, Downpatrick, Co. Down.

Commemorated on Page 480 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BEACON CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

V. A. 4.

Location:

Sailly-Laurette is a village on the north bank of the River Somme about 19 kilometres east of Amiens and 9 kilometres south-west of Albert. BEACON CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north of the village on the south side of the road from Amiens to Bray-sur-Somme.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– newspaper photo in Scrap book simcoe county museum in ontario. info under photo is wrong as to date and initial?
  • Photo of John Richard Orr– In memory of the employees from the Canadian Bank Of Commerce (CIBC) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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