Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. P J Moore

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Peter John Moore, from Melbourne, Australia joined the RAFVR in June 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September, he completed his training and joined 253 Squadron at Kenley in October 1940.


253 Squadron at Kenley 1st December 1940

L to R, sitting on wing:

Sgt. RA Innes – P/O RC Graves – Sgt.A Edgley – Sgt. CB Brown – P/O DA Pennington – P/O DS Yapp

L to R standing:

F/O AF Eckford – Capt. de Scitivaux – F/O SR Peacock-Edwards – P/O G Marsland – F/Lt. RM Duke-Woolley – S/Ldr PR Walker – F/Lt. RF Watts – F/O Wall (Adjutant) – F/O Henry (Intelligence)

L to R sitting: Sgt. AS Dredge – Sgt. PJ Moore – Sgt. EHC Kee

(P/O Corkett and P/O Greenwood not present)




He made a crash-landing at Newbarn Farm, Southfleet on the 30th in Hurricane V7301 after a combat with Me109’s. Commissioned in November 1941, Moore was killed on 3rd June 1942 as a Pilot Officer with 616 Squadron, aged 22. His Spitfire Vb BR191 was shot down by fighters off Le Touquet during Circus 184.

He is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, France.




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