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Albert J. Orr

Private

5th Pioneer Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: W. Gates
  • Plaque: 1613

Additional Info

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Biography

Albert John Orr was born in Ballarat and enlisted from Ballarat South on 7th July 1915. He was 24 years old, unmarried and a carpenter. He was sent to the 2nd Field Company Engineers, with Regimental No. 5657. Later he was transferred to the 5th Pioneer Battalion. On 26th October 1917 he died of wounds received during the fighting at Passchendaele. He is buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Tree No. 1613

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour