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Place of Birth: Mirk Pot, Snaizeholme, Yorkshire
Service No: 60619
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion
Division: 25th Division
Date of Death: 1918-10-24
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. B. 10.
CWGC Cemetery: PREMONT BRITISH CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: BAINBRIDGE, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: HAWES, YORKSHIRE
Harold Moore was the son of Richard and Mary Moore, née Calvert. Both parents were born at Hawes, Yorkshire.
1901 Snaizeholme, Yorkshire Census: Mirk Pot Farm - Harrold Moore, aged 2 years, born Hawes, son of Richard and Mary Moore. [Harold had a twin sister named Hilda.]
1911 Snaizeholme, Yorkshire Census: Harold Moore, aged 12 years, born Hawes, son of Richard and Mary Moore.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Harold Moore, 60619, York. R. Dead.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Harold Moore, 60619, 9/York. R. Dead.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Harold Moore, 60619, 9/Yorks R. Date and Place of Death: 24.10.18 France. D. of W. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother and Sole Legatee - Mary. £6 14s. 0d.
Harold’s nephew, Lieutenant Norman Richard Moore, 258318, Durham Light Infantry attached to the 5th Bn Nigeria Regiment lost his life in the Second World War on the 20 January 1945 in Burma. He was the son of Richard and Annie Margaret Moore.
A short biography of Harold is included in: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
MOORE, Harold, [Hawes], Yorkshire Regiment, died of wounds Oct. 20, 1918.
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Private Harold MOORE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 25th Division
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