Charles Denton Orr was born in Louisville, Tennessee, on October 3, 1929. He was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on February 23, 1951.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 3 October 1929
  • Date of death: 23 February 1951
  • County: Blount
  • Hometown: Louisville
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Grandview Cemetery, Maryville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Top Panel
  • Contact us to sponsor Charles D. Orr

Image Gallery

Click a thumbnail below to view at full size.


Submit more information on this veteran →