PFC Richard Wraxall Moore

  • American

United States Marine, Richard Wraxall Moore, was a grandson of US Congressman Joseph Pulitzer and a great-great-grandson of poet Clement Clarke Moore. After serving 27 months in the Pacific Theater during World War II, he volunteered again for combat duty and died in action on Okinawa. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1921/07/00 Edith Pulitzer Moore, wife of William S Moore, gives birth to a son, Richard Wraxall Moore. Born
1935/00/00 Richard Moore attends St Paul School. Education St Paul's School, Concord Concord, NH
1940/00/00 Richard Moore completes one year at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Education Williams College, Williamstown Williamstown, MA
1943/00/00 Pfc Moore takes part in the Guadalcanal campaign. Military Solomon Islands
1943/07/00 Back in the United States, Pfc Moore volunteers for combat duty in the Pacific. Military
1945/06/19 US Marine PFC Richard Wraxall Moore, 29th Marines 6th Marine Division, is killed in action in Okinawa. In July 1945, the 6th division will be moved to the American island of Guam. Died Okinawa Japan
1950/00/00 US Marine PFC Richard Wraxall Moore is buried at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii, SECTION M 757. In Memoriam National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Honolulu
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