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.
Rank: Flying Officer
Service Number: J/17649
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.