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Flying Officer Douglas Keith Moores

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Flying Officer Douglas Keith Moores

Birth
Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 3 Aug 1944 (aged 22)
France
Burial Cintheaux, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot XIV. A. 1.
Memorial ID 56157270 View Source
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Flying Officer Moores lost his life in the crash of 438 Squadron’s Hawker Typhoon IB (#MN321) aircraft. It is thought that the Typhoon was hit by anti-aircraft fire which resulted in its crashing.
Military Service-
Rank: Flying Officer
Trade:
Service Number: J/17649
Age: 22
Force: Air Force
Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force
Division: RCAF 438 Squadron

A clerk by trade, residing on Porter Street in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, he enlisted in the RCAF on 1 Oct 1940 in Yarmouth.

Son of Elsie Perry (née Hatfield) Moores of Porter Street in Yarmouth and son of the late Clinton Ray Moores; husband of Elizabeth (née Shearwood) Moores of Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, England [they married in late 1942 in London, England]; father of one son, Robert.

Flying Officer Douglas Keith Moores is commemorated on Page 397 of Canada’s Second World War Book of Remembrance.


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  • Maintained by: SJB Hearn
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56157270
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/56157270/douglas-keith-moores : accessed ), memorial page for Flying Officer Douglas Keith Moores (5 Jan 1922–3 Aug 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56157270, citing Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, Cintheaux, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by SJB Hearn (contributor 46864594) .