Wednesday, March 1, 2017

PFC Claude T. Moore

courtesy of Des Philippet
PFC Claude T. Moore was born in 1914 in Washington County, Arkansas. He was the 2nd of 6 children born to William M. and Edna Bell (Beaty) Moore. The family farmed. On 1 May 1937, Claude married Gladys Beatrice Dunham. The couple moved to Yakima County, Washington where Claude worked as a farm hand.

Claude was drafted in August 1943. After his training he was sent to Europe and transferred from the replacement depot to K Company 116th Infantry on 24 Jul 1944. He was wounded on 4 Aug 1944 near Vire, France and did not return to the unit until he was transferred from the replacement depot on 3 Jan 1945. PFC Moore was killed in action on 1 Mar 1945.

PFC Moore rests forever in the Netherlands American Cemetery.

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