Squadron Leader William Storey MOORE

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 40007 (RAF)
Born: Dublin, Ireland, 21, November 1916
Enlisted in the RAF: June 1937
Unit: No. 143 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Air Operations: (No. 143 Squadron Beaufighter aircraft JM160), Bay of Biscay, 24 December 1943, Aged 27 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Professor William Moore and Ruby Eileen Moore; Husband of Cecelia Sybil Moore, of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 118, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK

Squadron Leader Moore is believed to have lived in Australia from 1934 to 1936 and his widow travelled to Australia in the post-war period. He may also be considered from Ireland.

Squadron Leader Moore fought in the Battle of Britain.

Squadron Leader Moore (Pilot) was lost during air operations flying Beaufighter JM160 over the Bay of Biscay on 24 December 1943 with Flying Officer Philip Heslop Froment (151523) (RAFVR) (Navigator).


Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
RAF Commands Website

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