8th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
09/09/1916 (Killed in Action)
Thomas Moore was born in Glenoo, County Tyrone about 1894. Thomas was the foster-son of Patrick McAloon, of Glenoo, Fivemiletown, Co. Tyrone. The 1911 census lists Thomas as age 18 living with the McAloon family at house 17 in Glenoo, Fivemiletown, Tyrone. He was a farm labourer. Private Thomas Moore was serving with the 8th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on Saturday 9th September 1916. He was 22 years old.
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July. The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme is a war memorial to 72,337 missing British and South African servicemen who died in the Battles of the Somme of the First World War between 1915 and 1918, with no known grave. It is near the village of Thiepval, Picardy in France. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, Thiepval has been described as "the greatest executed British work of monumental architecture of the twentieth century"