Memorials in WW II .

Cassino Memorial, Italy.

Sapper James Orr, 4 Field Co. Royal Canadian Engineers 5. 7.1943

Fusr. John Orr, 1st Bn Royal Irish Fusiliers 27.10.1943

Singapore Memorial, Kranji Cemetery, Singapore

Pvte Hugh Orr, 2nd Bn Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 13.1.1942

Sai Wan Memorial, Hong Kong

Gunner Terance Nolan Gibson Orr, 965 Defence Bty, Royal Artillery 1.10.1942

Rangoon Memorial, Burma

Pvte William Henry Orr, 13 Bn The Kings (Liverpool Regiment) 1. 5.1943

Lauban Memorial, (Borneo)

Pvte Edwin John Keith Orr, 8 Divn. Australian Army Service Corps. 20.3.1945

Pvte Jack Sidney Orr, 2/10 Field Amb. Australian Army Medical Corps 4.3.1945

Sydney Memorial

(Australian forces south of 20 Latitude)

Flying Offr. Neville Sinclair Orr, Royal Australian Air Force. 27.11.1943

Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

L/Cpl Frank Ernest Orr, 19 Bn New Zealand Infantry 28. 6.1942

Sgt. John Hamilton Orr, 260 Sqdn Royal New Zealand Air Force 21.3.1943

Runnymede Memorial ( Air Force)


Sgt James Orr, RAFVR 14. 3.1941

Sgt Thomas Edward Orr, 224 Sqdn, RAFVR 6. 2.1942

F/Lt William Boyd Orr, 91 Sqdn RAFVR 22. 7.1942

Pilot/O Nathaniel Percy Orr, 521 Sqdn RAFVR 25. 2.1943

Sgt. Archibald Orr, RAFVR 17.5.1943

Flt Sgt Thomas Allan Orr, Royal Austalian Air Force 5. 8.1944

Flying/O George Davidson Orr, 514 Sqdn RAFVR 17. 1. 1945

Sgt. Thomas Orr, 433 Sqdn RAFVR 12. 3.1945

Portsmouth Naval Memorial

Stoker, George Thomas Orr H M S Queen Mary 31.5.1916

Gunner James Orr, 3/2 Maritime Regiment, Royal Artillery 26. 1.1942

Plymouth Memorial (Royal Navy / Marines )

Pvte. Ernest Francis James Orr H M S Invincible 31.5.1916

AB John Orr, H M S Drake 14. 7.1941

Stkr. Hugh Orr, H M S Jupiter 27. 2.1942

AB David Orr H M S Farouk 13. 6.1942

Cook, Nicholas Darcy Orr H M S Avondale 29. 1.1943

Teleg.George Ewing Orr H M M, Royal Navy 10. 4.1945

Brookwood Memorial, Surrey

Sgt James Orr, 88 Field Regt. Royal Artillery 30. 6.1941

Lt. William Jacob Orr, 1st Bn Royal Regiment of Canada 19. 8. 1942

2 Lt Charles Stewart Allan Orr, 194 Field Reg. Royal Artillery 26. 3.1943

AB Ralph Orr, H M S Lapwing 20.3.1945

Chatham Memorial, Chatham, Kent

Stkr William Orr, H M S Queen Mary 31. 5. 1916

Boy 1st Class, William Henry Orr, H M S Vanguard 9. 7.1917

AB Harry James Orr, H M S Avenger 15.11.1942

AB James Orr, HMLCI (L) 170, Royal Navy 21. 4.1943

Lee on Solent ( Fleet Air Arm)

Air Mech. John Orr, H M S Hermes , RN 9. 4.1942

A/Sub Lt Peter Jardine Orr, H M S Ruler, RNVR 14. 5.1945

The Tower Hill Memorial, London ( Merchant Navy )

Peter Orr M V Empire Statesman 5.12.1940

John Orr S S Lapwing 26.9.1941

William Orr S S Shuntien 23.12.1941

Nelson Joseph Orr SS Indura 30.3.1942

George Fulton Orr MV Warwick Castle 14.11.1942

Edward Orr M V Abosso 29.10.1942

They fell in the `big name` actions too:


Robert Orr, Royal Army Service Corps. 17.6.1940

El Alamein & Western Desert

Alastair Graham Orr,2 Bn Queens Own Cameron Highlanders 10.12.1940

James Alexander Orr, 2 Bn Queens Own Cameron Highlanders 31.1.1941

Walter Scott Orr 2/3 Bn Australian Infantry 21.6.1941

Robert Orr 1 Bn Gordon Highlanders 27.10.1942

H R E Orr South African Engineering Corps 17.7.1942

Frank Ernest Orr, 19 Bn New Zealand Infantry 28.6.1942

Tom McLaren Orr, Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers 16.10.1942

Ralph Thomas Orr, 6 Field Regt, NZ Artillery 25.10.1942
Sixty years on the grave revisited.


Harold Campbell Orr, 2/12 Field Regt,Royal Australian Artillery 15.9.1941

Thomas Orr 26 Bn New Zealand Infantry 27.11.1941

They shall grow not  old, as we who are left grow old
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We shall remember them.

Laurence Binyon "For the Fallen".



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