Orme, Samuel T

Samuel Thomas Orme, Private 41298, 11th Battalion, Manchester Regiment
Killed in action 17th August 1917 in Belgium, aged 36

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of Samuel Orme, of 85, Great King St., Macclesfield; husband of Ada Eleanor Orme, of 19, Lyon St., Macclesfield.

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WW1 SERVICE

 

COMMEMORATION

Private Samuel Orme has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel Ref. 120 to 124, 162 to 162A, and 163A of the Tyne Cot Memorial in Belgium. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Samuel Orme, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.

Private Samuel Orme is commemorated in Macclesfield on the Park Green, Town HallSt Michael’s Church, and Christ Church war memorials, and on the Macclesfield Post Office war memorial and roll of honour.

 

NOTES

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Lives of the First World War website
Macclesfield Times: 31 August 1917, 23 September 1921 (photo supplement)

 


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