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Place of Birth: Burtersett, Yorkshire
Service No: 20541
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 7th (Service) Battalion
Division: 17th (Northern) Division
Date of Death: 1916-11-05
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: II. AA. 13.
CWGC Cemetery: SUCRERIE MILITARY CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: HAWES, YORKSHIRE
Simon Moore was the son of William and Jane Moore, née Watson. Simon's father was born at Hawes, Yorkshire.
1901 Appersett, Yorkshire Census: Back Road - Simon Moore, aged 4 years, born Hawes, Yorkshire. [Simon, a sister and three brothers were living with their grandparents, Francis and Ann Parker, née Moore.]
1911 Appersett, Yorkshire Census: Simon Moore, aged 14 years, born Burtersett, Hawes, Yorkshire. [Simon was living with his widowed grandmother, Ann Parker, née Moore.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Simon Moore, 20541, Yorkshire Regiment.
For additional information see: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004, ISBN 1 898941 91 2).
Data Source: Cravens Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
MOORE, Corporal Simon, aged 20, Yorkshire Regiment, son of Mr. Wm. Moore, Appersett, killed in action Nov. 5, 1916.
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Private Simon MOORE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 17th (Northern) Division
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