MOORE, ALFRED ALLAN

Birthdate
Birthplace
Letellier, Manitoba, Canada
Age
35
Parents
Son of Walter Honner and Edna Martha Moore of Manitoba, Canada
Religion
United Church of Canada
Occupation
Miner
Service number
H/25157
Engagement
1939-09-14, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Overseas
1940-08-22, Scotland, United Kingdom
Disembarked
1944-07-06, France
Date of death
1944-09-07
Died
France, Died of wounds
Force
Rank
Awards
Royal Canadian Engineers
Plot 3 | Row E | Grave 8

"TO BE HONEST, TO BE KIND, TO MAKE OTHERS HAPPIER FOR HIS PRESENCE"

Military grave
Additional info

Served with the 1st Corps Field Park Coy and 9th Canadian Field Park Coy.

Qualified Driver Class 3 on June 19, 1943.

Assigned to the 7th Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers on March 20, 1944.

Wounded on September 7, 1944. Died as a result of a shell fragment to the head.

The 7th Field Company, RCE war diary reports on september 7, 1944:
1. Very wet weather, and cold.
2. The Platoons started work again, 1 Platoon built a C1 40 bridge at MR078750 (Chemin de Bac de la Target, North of Le Guindal, France). While 2 and 3 Platoons carried on with checking and clearing mines on CLUB route.
3. The Division Brigade Platoon is under our command as wel as 6 tippers. The general area is extremely flat and the Hun (very likely a word for Germans) has attempted to flood it but not very successfully.

MOORE, ALFRED ALLAN
Source: VAC


Brothers in the Army:
Robert W. Moore - Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps 
Walter T. Moore - Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve 
Gerald W. Moore - Royal Canadian Corps of Signals
Charlie T. Moore - Anti-Tank Regt
Arthur F. Moore - Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant R/140577 Arthur Frankland Moore (age 24) 172 R.A.F. Squadron was killed in action on February 19, 1944. The aircraft was lost while doing Night-Navigation practice over the sea. No survivors. Possible pilot error. Body lost at sea. Remembered on panel 252 at Runnymede memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom.

MOORE, ARTHUR FRANKLAND
Flight Sergeant MOORE, ARTHUR FRANKLAND