Lorne Joseph Moore enlisted with the RCAF in 1943 at the age of 19 and served overseas with the 436th Squadron stationed in India. He was killed on October 23, 1944, while deployed on a night mission to Essen, Germany, with the #429 Bison Squadron. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England. The collection consists of more than sixty letters, as well as photographs and other personal items.
Flight Sergeant Lorne Joseph Moore’s service record (Serv/Reg# R254210) can be viewed/downloaded in pdf format through Library and Archives Canada.
Burial information is available at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
A memorial page honouring Moore can be visited online at the Canadian Virtual War Memorial.
[Editor’s note: The Collection name (originally “Moore, Joseph Lorne”) and Collection Description were updated in December 2022.]