1Lt William Waldo “Bill” Moore

1Lt William Waldo “Bill” Moore

New Brunswick, Canada
Death 25 Nov 1944 (aged 32)
Lorraine, France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Memorial ID 56374372 · View Source
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Killed in Action during WWII, Luneville France. 1st Lieutenant in 749th Tank Bn. Awards Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster.

Distinguished Service Cross, SYNOPSIS: First Lieutenant (Armor) William W. Moore (ASN: 0-1016766), United States Army, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with the 749th Tank Battalion, in action against enemy forces from 13 to 25 November 1944. First Lieutenant Moore's intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty at the cost of his life, exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.
General Orders: Headquarters, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 121 (1945)
Action Date: November 13 - 25, 1944
Service: Army
Rank: First Lieutenant
Battalion: 749th Tank Battalion

William Waldo "Bill" Moore also has a headstone located at Southside Cemetery, Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine, USA, Plot: 4837, GPS (lat/lon): 44.75798, -69.7208 placed there by his family

Married Gertrude Beatrice Freeman, daughter of Joel Franklin and Hattie Beatrice (Munro) on 25 April 1932 in Fredericton, N.B.

Ronald Moore, b 27 Feb. 1933
Sylvia Ann Moore b. 30 Jul. 1934

Gravesite Details Entered the Service from Maine.
  • Maintained by: Al Moore
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56374372
  • Al Moore
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt William Waldo “Bill” Moore (24 May 1912–25 Nov 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56374372, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Al Moore (contributor 48167199) .