Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
978191   Sergeant John Samuel Orr
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (British Air Force)
Died: 30/12/1942 (Died by accident)
Age: 21
Sergeant (Pilot) John Orr was the son of Samuel & Evelyn May Orr, of County Armagh, formerly of Pomeroy, Co. Tyrone. John Orr was based at Castle Archdale, County Fermanagh, which was the largest flying boat base during the Second World War. On 30th December, 1942, while piloting a Catalina, the aircraft flew into a hill in bad visibility one mile north west of Omagh, Co. Tyrone. Sergeant Orr was killed, aged 21.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Irvinestown Church Of Ireland Churchyard
  Irvinestown, Co Fermanagh
Grave Ref:
CWGC Casualty 2690445
References and Links
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1 Armagh War Memorial Basic CWGC details
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2019