Frederick William Moore was the son of Robert and Mary Moore. Frederick was born in Seapatrick, County Down about 1898. 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 Messrs Menary Brothers in Dungannon. Rifleman Moore trained as a Signaller first at Clandeboye Camp, and then in England before finally 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. He was 18 years old.