26 May 1953 Chicago Tribune

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26 May 1953
Chicago Tribune - Wounded Marine Home from Korea (Story in...
Wounded Marine Home from Korea (Story in adjoining column) Pvt. Richard Orr being greeted yesterday in North Western sta-! sta-! tion as he returned from Korea. Left to right: Dayton Orr, 13; Mrs.; Katherine Weinman, a friend; Pvt. Orr, his mother, Mrs. Robert Orr, and Angelo Di Iscova, a friend. i tribune rhomi I JETS BAG FIVE MIGs; WARSHIPS RAID 2 COASTS B-29s B-29s B-29s Set Fire to Big W Oman's Screams Rout Two Robbers in Shop The screams of Mrs. Anna Iler-lingcr, Iler-lingcr, Iler-lingcr, 6S21 Fast End av, a bookkeeper bookkeeper in a dress shop at -123S -123S Archer av., routed two Negro gun men who attempted to hold her up i wounded in MARINE HOME FROM KOREA HAS A SAD MISSION rvt. Richard L. Orr, 19, twice wounded marine, who came home from Korea yesterday, plans a sad piigrimmage today. His mother, Mrs. Robert L. Orr, 5520' 2 Harrison Harrison st., said Richard will visit the relatives of two Chicago buddies buddies killed in the fighting. One, Richard Whitmore, was killed while carrying Orr, unconscious unconscious with a bad head wound, down a mountain peak near the truce talk site of Panmunjom, July 13, a month after they reached Korea. Learning later of his friend's death, Orr asked to be returned to the front. While fighting with the 5th marine regiment regiment on01d Baldy March 30, Orr was wounded again in the right log. Physicians managed 1o save Orr's leg, after first fearing it would require amputation. Yesterday, Yesterday, after greeting his mother and brother, Dayton, 13. in the North' Western station, Orr stopped in the Resurrection church, Jackson blvd. and Laramie av., to offer thanks. Later Orr and his father started comparing war notes. The elder Orr, a construction engineer, was the Pacific in World there vesterda.v, she told police. War II.

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