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Eric Hamilton Orr

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Portrait of Major Eric Hamilton Orr, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 2 / F973 40. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Major Eric Hamilton Orr, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 2 / F973 40. Image is subject …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Hamilton AWMM
  • Surname
    Orr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    7/1567 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 March 1880 AWMM AshburtonCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 October 1915 AWMM Cameron Street, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Amy Orr (wife), Cameron Street, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Second-in-command (2I/C) of Auckland Regiment, 1 March 1916.

    Temporarily Commanding Officer (CO) of 1 Battalion, Akl Regt at Messines.

    Served as a Major with the Ashburton Battalion, Home Guard, 1942. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    18 January 1958 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    AshburtonCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 555 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

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