The Men

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T W Y

MOORE, WILLIAM GILL

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Rank:
Service No:
Date of Death:
Regiment/Service:
Grave Reference:
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Guardsman
7020985
17/09/1944
Irish Guards 2nd Bn.
II. B. 9.
I am lonely, dear. life will never be the same. I only hope & pray we shall meet again

 

William Gill Moore was a crewmember of an tank from the Irish Guards. On the 17th of September 1944 his tank was part of an operation called “Market Garden”. The Irish Guards broke out of there bridgehead at Lommel Belgium in their race to reach Arnhem. In the first minutes of the operation 9 tanks of the Irish Guards were ambushed on the road toward Valkenswaard. William Moore his tank was one of them.

More info in the book “De weg naar Valkenswaard”.

The Moore family.
William is the boy in the front.