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Moore, Billy Gordon

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Billy Gordon Moore.

Unit/Placed in, USS Pensacola (CA-24) Cruiser, United States Navy.


Billy is born approx. on June 10, 1924 in Alabama.

Father, Melvin C. Moore.


Billy enlisted the service in Alabama with service number # 6042391.


Billy was KIA when the USS Pensacola was attacked by various Japanese Planes on Oct. 26, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Billy is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Crumly Chapel Cemetery, Forestdale, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA.

Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com








Buried at Sea
USS Pensacola (CA-24) Cruiser
Munster Roll USS Pensacola
Casualty List
His rank Seaman Second Class