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Ronald Orr

Lance Corporal

8th Infantry Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss E .Hanson
  • Plaque: 95

Additional Info

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Ln Corporal Ronald Page Orr, a Ballarat-born Clerk, enlisted in the 8th Infantry Battalion on 18 August 1914 at the age of 19. He was wounded in action, having received a shrapnel wound to the right thigh on 25 April 1915 and was hospitalized. After re-joining his battalion in France, Orr received a severe gunshot wound to the shoulder and right arm, resulting in a transfer to England for treatment. He later received a medical discharge on 16 November 1917.
Tree No. 95

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour