Captain Frederick Pettes Moore Jr. was born on February 1, 1883 in Rochester, New York. He studied at Cornell University and the University of Pittsburgh, and graduated from the school of mines at the University of California in the class of 1908. He moved and worked as a mining engineer in the states of California, Colorado, and Nevada. He resigned his work position to enter the officers’ training camp, and was sent to Fort Oglethorpe in Georgia during November of 1917, and was commissioned a Captain and sent to Camp Greene in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was married in February of 1918 to Mary Jane Atwell in Bellevue, Pennsylvania and the newly married couple left for Camp Greene where he was stationed. He sailed to France in April of 1918 and served overseas in Company I, 30th Infantry. He was killed in action on July 16, 1918 near Fossoy, France. His Father was Frederick P. Moore Sr. and his mother was Frances Whiting Moore. His brother was Sergeant Albert Mott Moore. His family resided at 532 Dawson Avenue in Bellevue.
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