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79790   Private William John Moore
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 19/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 11th Battalion, Welsh Regiment (British Army)
Died: 18/09/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 26
William John Moore was the son of William and Mary Ann Moore. William was born about 1892 in Desertmartin. William Moore enlisted in Manchester on 3rd November 1914. While in the field with the Manchester Regiment in Salonika, he contracted malaria and was admitted to hospital in Corfu. His health remained poor and it was not until 5th August 1918 that he returned to Salonika. He joined the 11th Battalion of the Welsh Regiment on 7th September 1918. Private William John Moore was serving with the 11th Battalion of the Welsh Regiment when he was killed in action on 18th September 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Doiran Military Cemetery
  Doiran, Thessaloniki
Grave Ref: Grave III-F-22
CWGC Casualty 334667
Doiran Military Cemetery is situated in the north of Greece close to the Macedonia border and near the south-east shore of Lake Doiran. It is approximately 2 kilometres north west of Drossato village.
References and Links
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1 National Archives UK Medal card of Private William John Moore can be purchased here
2 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private William John Moore's grave can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2021