Monday, November 28, 2016

PVT David Buroker Moore

PVT David Buroker Moore was born 6 Jun 1911 in West Liberty, Ohio. He was the 3rd of 5 children born the Martin Washington and Nellie D. (Buroker) Moore. His father farmed and his older sisters worked as stenographers before they were married and oldest sister, Millicent, was also a pilot. David was fortunate to complete high school.  About 1934, he married Glady Leona Nill and in February 1935 the couple had the first of 2 sons. David was working in a factory in 1940 and reported a 1939 income of $900.

David was drafted in April 1944 and after his basic training was sent to Europe. PVT Moore was transferred from the replacement depot to G Company 116th Infantry on 26 Oct 1944. PVT Moore was killed in action on 28 Nov 1944.

PVT Moore was repatriated and re-interred in Ferncliff Cemetery in Springfield, Ohio.

Sister, Millicent Eloise Moore Noll, was an early female pilot flying cropdusters in the 1920s and 1930s and she flew for the Red Cross during WW2.

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