Moore Charles Abe Pte 4462305
Name Moore Charles Abe
Army number 4462305
Date of birth 14/9/1914
Unit Durham Light Infantry - enlisted 12/6/1940. Basic training at Holywood Barracks, Northern Ireland. Posted 11th Battalion. Served Iceland 1940-41. Two spells in hospital in Iceland. Spell in Stonehouse hospital in the UK for non-pulmonary TB. Medically regraded to A2 as a result. Transferred to the Pioneer Corps 21/4/44 - possibly as a result of his medical downgrading. Documents to Bournemouth 15/5/44. Posted to No 223 Company April 1944 to November 1945. Posted to No. 81 Company November 1945 to early January 1946. Posted to 324 Company from early January 1946 until discharge later in the month. Class A Release 17/1/1946.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably July 1940 after completing basic training.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 16/11/1970 in Stockport.
Source table 11DLI
Royal Pioneer Corps records show his forenames as Alec Charles.
During his service he was awarded two periods of being confined to Barracks - one for being absent from a parade and second for being absent without leave for a period of ten hours. At the end of his service he was awarded; the Defence Medal, the War Medal, the 1939-1945 Star and the France and Germany Star.
Sincere thanks are due to Pte Moore's family for providing the photograph and the additional information for this page.