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Archibald Little Orr

Archibald Little Orr

Male 1896 - 1917  (20 years)

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  • Name Archibald Little Orr 
    Born 6 Oct 1896  Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jul 1917  France (KIA near Cambrin) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Buried: Cambrin Military Cemetery, France
    Person ID I5020  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2017 

    Father David Little Orr,   b. Abt 1855, Airdrie, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1935  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret Campbell,   b. Abt 1856, Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1935, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 4 Feb 1879  Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1924  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Oct 1896 - Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Archibald Little Orr
    Archibald Little Orr

    Headstones
    Archibald Little Orr
    Archibald Little Orr
    In Memory of Pioneer AL Orr, 209568, "O" Special Coy, Royal Engineers who died 12 July 1917.

    Remembered with Honour.

    Cambrin Military Cemetery.

    Commemorated in perpetuity by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    Archibald Little Orr
    Archibald Little Orr
    209568 Pioneer A. L. Orr, Royal Engineers, 12th July 1917

  • Notes 
    • He was a chemistry student at the University of Glasgow and enlisted in the Royal Engineers at the outbreak of the war and was assigned to Special Company "O" (source: Jeff Waugh)
      Killed in action in France. He was in "O" Special Company of the Royal Engineers. (Poison gas response engineers)

      Chemist from University of Glasgow:
      Pioneer Archibald Little Orr
      Rank: Pioneer
      Regiment: Chemists Corps Royal Engineers
      Degree: Student
      Awards: N/A
      Comments: Killed in action 12 July 1917
      Note/Press Clipping: Ch 4/4/2/3/1178
      Photo ID: Ch 4/4/2/2/209