Moore, James Arthur

Individual Personnel Data
Name Moore, James Arthur   
Rank Private / Corporal
Serial Number 32359853   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per 545th Bomb Squadron Morning Report, effective 15 February 1943.
Duty Undetermined
MOS501 - Administrative and Technical Clerk
Last Duty Date 18 April 1944
Results Killed In Service
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Still Pond Cemetery, Still Pond, Maryland
Additional Information
  • Date of Birth: 28 June 1921
  • 2010-11-08, Ken Decker: Three men from the 545th Communications Section were killed on 18 April 1944 while crossing the runway after dark on bicycles, though this was forbidden. At that time, an RAF Short Sterling was doing touch and go landings. The Sterling was damaged, and crashed later with an engine fire after being diverted from their base at Stradishall to Woodbridge. Pilot and flight engineer were killed after remainder of the crew bailed out. The 3 killed on the runway were (names checked with grave registration): Cpl. James A. Moore 32359853, Cpl. Teddy R. Potocki 32141939, S/Sgt David K. Ollre 6288183.
  • Appointed Private First Class effective 1 February 1943 per 545th Bomb Squadron April 1943 Payroll Roster dated 30 April 1943.
  • Promoted to Corporal effective 1 April 1943 per 545th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 1 April 1943.

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