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412   Rifleman Frederick William Moore
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 15/10/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 13th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 01/09/1897
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 18
Frederick William Moore was the son of Robert and Mary Moore. He was born in Seapatrick, County Down on 1st September 1897. The family lived in Kilpixe, Seapatrick, Banbridge. His father was a flax dresser. By 1911, his mother had died and Fred was working as a draperís apprentice for Menary Brothers in Dungannon. Rifleman Moore trained as a signaller before going to France in 1915. Rifleman Fred Moore was serving with ĎDí Company of the 13th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 15A-15B
CWGC Casualty 1545443
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"
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1 1901 Census lists Moore family Lists William F as age 3 living with the family at house 64 in Kilpixe, Banbridge Rural, Down
2 1911 Census lists Frederick Moore Lists Frederick as age 13 living at house 1 in Market Square (East Side), Dungannon, Tyrone
3 1911 Census lists Moore family Does not list Frederick as living with the family at house 7 in Kilpike, Banbridge Rural, Down
4 Kilpixe, Parish of Seapatrick Details of Kilpixe
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
6 From the book 'The Lads Who Marched Away'. Details and photo of William Frederick Moore
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023