Captain Arthur Roxburgh Orr


World War 1



Aged 30
Buried at Sailly-Labourse Communal Cemetery, France. M16
Son of Jane S. Orr, of Kinnaird House, Larbert, Stirlingshire, and the late Robert Orr.
CAPTAIN ARTHUR ROXBURGH ORR, 2nd Battalion The Scots Guards, was born in December 1884 and was at Loretto 1897–1901. From School he went to the Royal Military College at Sandhurst, and, on passing out, was gazetted in 1904 to the Scots Guards. At the outbreak of war he held the appointment of Assistant Superintendent of Gymnasia, London District. He was wounded in France in October 1914 and was invalided home, and promoted Captain in December. Returning to the front in the following Spring, Captain Orr was killed in October 1915


Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
Scotland Loretto School Chapel Linkfield Road Musselburgh City Of Edinburgh Lothian EH21 7RE Loretto School WW1 Memorial World War 1
Arthur Orr 17-10-1915 View

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