MOORE, CHARLES RONALD
Initials: C R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps
Unit Text: 59th Sqdn.
Date of Death: 08/03/1918
Additional information: Son of Charles Edwin and Kathleen Von Kusserow Moore, of Worcestershire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 11.
Cemetery: ACHIET-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
The Scottish War Memorials Project
On Friday 08/03/18 2Lt.Charles Ronald Moore and his observer 2Lt.Geoffry Walter Ashdown Green (RFA) from 59 Sqn RFC22 were both KWF. They were on a practise artillery patrol flying RE8 serial number A3854, when they crashed in flames both being killed in the crash.
2Lt.C.R.Moore was the son of Charles Edwin Moore and his wife Kathleen Von Kusserow Moore, of Worcestershire. He was 18 years old.
2Lt.G.W.A.Green was the son of Mr and Mrs Ashdown Green of “Rockland’s”, Rockland’s Ave, Victoria, British Columbia. His father was chairman of the Royal Victoria Yacht Club in B.C and a Naval Architect in Victoria B.C. 2Lt. Green was 24 years old. Pilot and observer now lie side by side in graves II.C.11. and II.C12. source
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