Michael K. Moore

Date of Birth: 07/20/1947
Neighborhood: Tioga
High School: Simon Gratz High School
Street: W. Ontario Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SSGT
Date of Casualty: 03/13/1968
Province of Casualty: Kontum
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 21
Panel Row: 10

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Moore enlisted in the Army three months af ter graduating from Simon Gratz High School in June 1967. He was an ammunition bearer, gunner and team leader with Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade. Moore died on March 13, 1968, with only 12 days left to his tour of duty in Vietnam. The 20-year.old staff sergeant was survived by his parents and two sisters.

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial