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Montague Shadworth Seymour Moore
Birth: Oct. 9, 1896
Death: Sep. 12, 1966

World War I Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Second Lieutenant in the 15th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, British Army. On August 20, 1917, at Tower Hamlets, Belgium, Second Lieutenant Moore with 70 men, volunteered to make an attack on a German position. They were met with heavy opposition and when he arrived at his objective he had only one Sergeant and four men. Second Lieutenant Moore at once bombed a large dug-out, taking 28 prisoners, two machine-guns and a light field-gun. Gradually more men arrived, numbering about 60 and he held the post for 36 hours beating off counter-attacks, until his force was reduced to 10 men. He eventually got away his wounded and withdrew under cover of thick mist. For most prestigious gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal and later achived the rank of Major. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Langata Crematorium
Nairobi
Nairobi, Kenya
 
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Record added: Aug 16, 2003
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Montague Shadworth Seymour Moore
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