Thursday, 12 November 2020

Lest we forget...

 Yeah, I know, the irony...I forgot to post this up yesterday!


In remembrance of my father's friend Bobby Moore, died in service and buried in Derna in 1942. My farther wrote as a caption to this photo:

"Bobby Moore; accidentally killed at Derna, 31st December 1942. Far from the Scotland he loved."


Name: MOORE, ROBERT H.
Initials: R H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Unit Text: 39 Detail Issue Depot
Age: 29
Date of Death: 31/12/1942
Service No: S/10541813
Additional information: Son of Adam and Mary Hanvidge Moore; husband of Janet Moore, of Larkhall, Lanarkshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 8. D. 24.
Cemetery: BENGHAZI WAR CEMETERY

RIP

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