Dr Hiram Winnett Orr

Dr Hiram Winnett Orr

West Newton, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Oct 1956 (aged 79)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 10, Site: 10642-B
Memorial ID 49347923 · View Source
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Pioneer of the Plaster Cast. If you ever broke your arm or your leg, you can thank him for it being able to set.

Born at West Newton, PA, March 17, 1877. Son of Dr. and Mrs. A. W. Orr, later, of Lincoln, Neb. Entered service May 17, 1917. Arrived at London, May 30, 1917. On duty with the British until August 1, 1918. Base Hospital No. 9, Chatcanroux, France, August, 1918. Consultant in Orthopedic Surgery and Director of Orthopedic services in Base Section No. 1 (including Savenay, St Nazaire, Nantes, Angers) until Feb. 15, 1919. Discharged June 1, 1919 - From: http://lancaster.ancestralwhispers.com/books/ww1/officers.htm

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  • Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 6 Mar 2010
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