Francis Benton Moore, Private First Class - World War I

TAYL-AN001-0002.jpg

Title

Francis Benton Moore, Private First Class - World War I

Description

Francis Benton Moore, Private First Class
Company K, 110th Infantry, 28th Division
Killed in action 29 July 1918, Cierges, France
"Rain Day Boy"

Parents: William Arthur Moore and Elizabeth M. Guthrie

Original, no photographer listed.

The Elizabeth Taylor Collection photographs and documents were assembled by Elizabeth Taylor whose young beau, Francis Moore, was a Private First Class in Company K, 110th Infantry, 28th Division, American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. Francis was killed in action 29 July 1918, on Hill No. 212 near Grimpettes Woods, in France, during the heavy fighting of the Champaigne-Marne Offensive. Elizabeth Taylor passed her mementos of Francis Moore to her nephew H. Taylor who owned and shared the items with the Greene Connections: Greene County, Pennsylvania Archives Project in 2013.

Creator

Elizabeth Taylor (collection)
Moore (series)
H. Taylor (contributor)

Identifier

TAYL-AN001-0002

Collection

Citation

Elizabeth Taylor (collection) , Moore (series), and H. Taylor (contributor), “Francis Benton Moore, Private First Class - World War I,” Greene Connections, accessed April 21, 2018, http://greeneconnections.omeka.net/items/show/523.

Output Formats

Comments

Allowed tags: <p>, <a>, <em>, <strong>, <ul>, <ol>, <li>

Social Bookmarking