Moore, Edward Adam (No. 888474)

Moore, Edward Adam (Adam)

Gunner

No. 888474, 106 (The Lancashire Hussars) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

Killed in action between Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 April 1941 (aged 26)

No known grave

Commemorated:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Athens Memorial, Greece (Face 3)

Carrowdore Parish Church of Ireland Church (Christ Church)

BIOGRAPHY

In different records this casualty has different combinations of forenames, all of them containing the forename Adam:

Service records                                     Edward Adam Moore

Civil birth registration records       George Adam Moore

Church baptismal records               Adam Stevenson Moore

George Adam Moore was born on 22 August 1914 in the townland of Ganaway and he was a son of George and Margaret Ann Moore (nee McClurg) who were married on 23 September 1909 in Carrowdore Parish Church of Ireland Church (Christ Church).  George Moore, a bricklayer from Carrowdore, was a son of Hugh Moore, a bricklayer.  Margaret Ann McClurg (aged 18) from Ganaway was a daughter of Thomas McClurg, a labourer.

George and Margaret Ann Moore (nee McClurg) had at least three children:

Hugh Thomas (born 9 May 1910 in Ganaway; died of debility 12 May 1910)

George Adam (born 22 August 1914 in Ganaway)

Elizabeth Frances (Eliza, born 27 November 1918 in Ganaway; died of debility 29 December 1918)

Adam and Eliza were baptised in Christ Church Carrowdore.

Eliza was buried in Christ Church Graveyard Carrowdore, as were her parents:

Margaret Ann Moore who died on 15 February 1927 (aged 34)

George Moore who died on 5 January 1931 (aged 53)

Adam Moore was 12 when his mother died and 16 when his father died.

Edward Adam Moore lived for a time in Broadgreen, Liverpool, Lancashire and during the Second World War he served with 106 (the Lancashire Hussars) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (No. 888474).

Gunner Edward Adam Moore (No. 888474) was 26 when he was killed in action at sea between 26 and 27 April 1941 during the evacuation of Allied Forces from Greece to Crete and Egypt.  He has no known grave.

Gunner Edward Adam Moore (No. 888474) was the husband of Audrey May Moore of Gateacre, Liverpool and he is commemorated in Carrowdore Parish Church of Ireland Church (Christ Church).