Friday, 4 October 2013

Gunner William Henry Moore - Royal Garrison Artillery

NAME; Moore, William Henry
RANK; Gunner
SERV. NO; 57994
UNIT/SERVICE; 200th Siege Battery
REGIMENT; Royal Garrison Artillery
BORN; Carrickfergus 1888
LIVED; Carrickfergus
ENLISTED; Carrickfergus
FATE; Died of Wounds, France, October 3rd 1917 aged 19
CEMETERY; St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen (France) - P. III. K. 8B
CHURCH; Church of Ireland, St Nicholas
REMARKS; Youngest Son of Charles and Jane Moore Ellis Street Carrickfergus and brother to Rose Ann, Charles, Mary Elizabeth,  Andrew,  John and Teresa – Following his enlistment to the Royal Garrison Artillery he had served for a period of time in Carrickfergus and then in County Cork.  He had only been on active service for 4 weeks before suffering a serious which killed him.  At the same time news of his death reached his parents in 1917 they were also confronted with the tragic news that their other son had been seriously injured in Salonica.  

St. Sever Cemetery Extension

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  1. Civil Marriage
    Date of Marriage 18 Dec 1886
    Groom Name Charles MOORE
    Bride Name Jane MCALISTER
    Church Saint Nicholas Church of Ireland
    Parish Carrickfergus
    Civil District Larne
    County Antrim