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John Harold McDiarmid Orr

Grave of Gunner John Harold McDiarmid ORR 24698
Waimairi Cemetery, 195 Grahams Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
Photographed 23 February 2015
© Sarndra Lees

Grave of Gunner John Harold McDiarmid ORR 24698

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Harold McDiarmid AWMM
  • Surname
    Orr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 24698 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Mount Lower Hutt Rural Delivery, Rakaia AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1944 AWMM Mount Lower Hutt R.D., Rakaia AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr. T. Orr, 66 Gardiner Rd., Harewood, Christchurch (father) AWMM
    • WW2 Mr. T. Orr, 66 Gardiner's Rd., Harewood, Christchurch (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 24698 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    26 December 1988 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 1 September 2018 - Headstone
  • Age at death
    86 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 1 September 2018 - Christchurch City Council online cemetery database; http://heritage.christchurchcitylibraries.com/Cemeteries/interment.asp?id=30583
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Waimairi Cemetery, 195 Grahams Road, Christchurch, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 1 September 2018 - Personal visit
  • Grave reference
    Block number: Lawn Plot number: 1998 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 1 September 2018 - Christchurch City Council online cemetery database; http://heritage.christchurchcitylibraries.com/Cemeteries/interment.asp?id=30583
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.361 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.94 AWMM

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01 September 2018SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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