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Arthur Edward ORME

Regimental number1791
Place of birthBirmingham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBuilder
Addressc/o Miss Cantwell, 203 Drummond Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFrank H Orme, 41 Bricknock Road, Knowle, Bristol, England
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 6 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death19 August 1957

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