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William Orr

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Orr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William Greer Orr AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1829 AWMM AntrimNorthern Ireland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1863-1869 AWMM
    Taranaki War 1863-1869 AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • From New Zealand Medals to Colonials; "No.2 Coy (joined Melbourne 21/01/1964-66); Also 18th Foot, Armed Constabulary; Armed Constabulary (Foot Constable), Pukearuhe, Taranaki; Waikoko 2/1866 under Captain Corbett; Born 1829, Shankill, Antrim; Arrived abroad Gresham; 1772." AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 February 1931 AWMM
    New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Stowers, R. (2010). The New Zealand Medal to colonials : detailed medal rolls of officers and men in colonial units who received the New Zealand Medal for service in the New Zealand Wars 1845-1872. Hamilton, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    p.116 AWMM

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