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.
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.
Personal details have been collected from official Service Records and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. Some of the additional information has been provided by War Diaries, Libera Me (G.E. Spittael), Polder Fighting (R.W. Catsburg), Veterans Affairs Canada, WW2 Talk, Aircrew Remembered and other sources. The commonwealth-adegem.com website is not responsible for incorrect information.
Everything has been collected and processed voluntarily by Michael van de Velde, Netherlands. Along the way I had great support from expert researchers and other volunteers. Thank you!