Moore, John Swan, COL

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1924-1926, 1542, 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment/A Company
Service Years
1917 - 1945



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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Fort Benning, GA

Casualty Date
Jul 17, 1945
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Unknown, Not Reported
World War II/WWII - American Theater
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1945, World War II Fallen

 Ribbon Bar

 Unit Assignments
Infantry Officer Advanced Course1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment
  1922-1923, 0006, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1924-1926, 1542, 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment/A Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 World War II/WWII - American Theater
 Colleges Attended 
Davidson College
  1911-1915, Others/Not Listed
  1914-1915, Davidson College1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commissioned i15 August 1917 as 2nd LT of Infantry.

DORs are:
2LT - 8/17
1LT - 7/20
CPT- 7/20
MAJ - 8/35
LTC - 8/40
COL - 1945

Commanded "A" Company, 29th Infantry Regiment, Ft. Benning, Georgia circa: 1924 - 1926.

" He went to France with the 23rd Infantry, 2nd Division, AEF. He was transferred to the 5th Machine Gun Battalion , 2nd Division, AEF, in Feb 1918, while the Division was in its training phase.

He served in the Verdun Sector, then participated in the Aisne-Marne Defensive (Chateau-Thierry).

He returned to the U.S. in late June 1918 to serve as a machine gun instructor.

Discharged 17 Dec 1918, he returned to the Army in 1920, serving in various posts until his death at Fort Benning on 7 Jul 1945.

Passed away at Fort Benning, GA on July 7, 1945.

He was interred in Oxford Historical Cemetery, Oxford, Newton County, Georgia, Plot: Lot 38.
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