Gilbert Moore

Korean War
Service #14304716
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathAugust 20 1951
National Defense Service Medal
Corporal Moore was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Corporal Moore was a member of Battery B, 26th Field Artillery Battalion stationed at Fort Dix, New Jersey. On August 20, 1951, he and ten fellow servicemen were loading into a 2-1/2 ton truck about one mile south of McGuire Air Force Base, when a T-33A Shooting Star fighter crashed nearby and its wing tank set the truck ablaze killing all servicemen on the ground.