Moore, Orbry H.

Orbry H. Moore (Class of 1941) served with the 345th Group, 501st Bomber Squadron of the Fifth Air Force in the South Pacific. During a raid at Rabaul Harbor, New Guinea on November 2, 1943, Japanese anti-aircraft fire hit Moore's B-25 and witness saw the plane go down but were unsure of the crew's condition. Extensive searches found no sign of Moore's plane or crew, and he was declared dead on January 15, 1946.

Orbry H Moore is buried or memorialized at Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines. This is an American Battle Monuments Commission location.

See a service overview at https://www.honorstates.org/index.php?id=112245

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