Richard Ernest (Dick) Moore
Aircraftman 2nd Class
Service number 1310173
Died 20 December 1940
Commemorated at Mortlake Crematorium
Dick was born on 13 June 1920 in Fulham, London to Bertram and German born Sara (Fanny) and he had an older sister May. Their father Bertram worked as a civil servant and an administrator. In the 1939 Register, Dick is listed as working as a clerk in a scrap and steel business and he enlisted into the RAF in June 1940 as ground crew.
Dick was posted to RAF Hooton Park and on 20 December 1940 the airfield was attacked by enemy aircraft. Three personnel were killed: Aircraftman Richard Moore, Aircraftman C S J Brookes and Aircraftman R E Moore.