CEF Soldier Detail

Captain Robert Dick Orok

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Battalion:
1st Motor Machine Gun Brigade
Company:
Place of Birth:
Simcoe, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Wife; Bessie Orok, 12 Healam Apartments, Dorchester Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Address at Enlistment:
12 Healam Apartments, Dorchester Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Birth:
October 2, 1878
Trade or Calling:
Physician
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
October 8, 1915
Age at enlistment:
37
Height:
5 Feet 11 Inches
Chest:
46 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7483-41
Research Notes
Source:  LAC file;  War Diary reference: 7th General Hospital, January 22, 1917
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Captain Canadian Machine Gun Corps 1st Motor Machine Gun Brigade
Captain Canadian Army Medical Corps No. 7 Canadian General Hospital
Captain Canadian Army Medical Corps 101st Battalion HQ Company
Captain Canadian Army Medical Corps Training Depot
Captain Canadian Army Medical Corps 17th Reserve Battalion HQ Company
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Captain Robert D Orok
Took part in the Klondike Gold Rush.  Pre-war was the first Member of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly for The Pas, Manitoba.  At that time, it was the largest constituency in the British Empire.  He was instrumental in incorporating the town of The Pas.  Discharged due surplus to requirements on August 19, 1918.