James Simon Moore

Private James Simon Moore of the Pioneer Corps died at No. 24 British General Hospital, Belfast, Co. Down as the Luftwaffe bombed the city on 5th May 1941.


James Simon Moore


James Simon Moore was a Private in the Pioneer Corps serving at No. 24 British General Hospital at Campbell College, Belfast, Co. Down.

Private James Simon Moore (13058676) served in the Pioneer Corps during World War Two. His burial took place alongside colleagues Thomas Keane and James Osben.

He died on 5th May 1941 when Campbell College, Belfast, Co. Down came under Luftwaffe attack during The Fire Raid of the Belfast Blitz.

On the night of 4th-5th May 1941, a total of 19 people died when bombs hit No. 24 British General Hospital based at the East Belfast grammar school.

James Simon Moore’s grave is a Special Memorial at Section A, Row LG of Milltown Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Antrim.