Moore Norman Winfrid Lieutenant 278874

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Name Moore Norman Winfrid
Army number 278874
Rank Lieutenant.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Born 24/2/1923 - birth registered Q1 1923. Mother's maiden surname Burrows.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery 12/6/1943 (details of any prior service in the ranks not yet known). Posted to the 1st Mountain Regiment. Served in North Western Europe.
Company/Battery 474 Battery.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Observation Post Officer.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions War Substantive Lieutenant.
Wounded Yes - on 28/12/1944 at Kievelburg.
Prisoner of War Yes - captured 28/12/1944 when the Battery Observation Post was overrun. Camp and Number details not yet known.
Died/Killed in action Died 21/10/2019 aged 92 at Swavesey - death registered Cambridge. Buried in Kimmeridge Churchyard.
Home address At the time of the 1939 General Register he was attending Eton College and was a member of Godolphin House. His father was Sir Alan Hilary Moore (Bart) and his mother Hilda Mary Burrows. Her married Janet Singer in Q3 1950 and she pre-deceased him. He succeeded to the Baronetcy on the death of his father. Further family information is included in the references set out below. Photographs of Lt Moore are included within the various articles.
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To read a Wikipedia Article about Lt Moore please click [1] here.

To read an obituary focussing on his professional work, please click [2] here.

A further short obituary my be found [3] here.

More lengthy tributes can be traced easily by Internet searches using his full name - clearly he became a most significant figure in his chosen fields.