Leading Aircraftman Kenneth McGregor Moore (1532829) served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve during the Second World War. He was the only son of Malcolm McGregor Moore and Agnes Imrie Moore of Willowfield, Castlerock, Co. Londonderry.
In civilian life, Moore attended Castlerock Public Elementary School and Coleraine Academical Institution. He was a well-known member of Castlerock Golf Club in his home town and reached the semi-finals of the Irish Amateur Close Championship at the age of 20 years old. He also played badminton at an amateur level.
In September 1939, illness prevented his call-up to the Royal Artillery with whom he had enlisted. He later joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve as a cadet in May 1941 and began pilot training. This took place in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States of America.
Leading Aircraftman Moore died on 4th October 1942 aged 26 years old in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.A. He was training with the Royal Air Force who had bases at Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Air Force Base. His grave is in Section N, Lot 101, Grave 5 of Oakwood Cemetery Annexe, Montgomery, Alabama, United States of America.