Sergeant Cyril James MOORE

Service No: 410555
Born: Carlton VIC, 28 march 1918
Enlisted in the RAAF: 30 January 1942
Unit: No. 75 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Mepal
Died: Air Operations: (No. 75 Squadron Stirling aircraft BS436), North West Europe, 6 July 1943, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James Frederick Moore, and of Minnie Louisa Moore, of Coburg, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Coburg VIC
Remembered: Panel 196, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK
Remembered: Panel 127, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 5 July 1943 Stirling BS436 took off from Mepal to lay mines in the Friesian Islands area. Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take off and it did not return to base.

The crew members of BS436 were:

Sergeant Andrew Lackenby (941667) (RAFVR) (Flight Engineer)
Sergeant Leslie Owen Lewington (1153956) (RAFVR) (Air Gunner)
Sergeant John Bernard McLoughlin (1262086) (RAFVR) (Wireless Operator Air Gunner)
Sergeant Cyril James Moore (410555) (Air Gunner)
Sergeant William Edward Stobbs (658070) (RAF) (Navigator)
Sergeant Douglas Arthur Allen Tayler (1321755) (RAFVR) (Air Bomber)
Flight Sergeant Raymond Thomas (40586) (RNZAF) (Pilot)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/28/110

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