Pfc. Moore's Medals and Badges
Pfc. Moore enlisted in the Marine Corps and volunteered for the new concept “Paramarines” (Marine Pataroopers). He graduated from parachute school at Lakehurst, New Jersey in August 1941.
Pfc. Robert W. Moore participated in the invasion of Gavutu on August 7, 1942 and was in the Battle of Bloody Ridge, Guadalcanal during 12-14 September 1942. There he earned a Purple Heart for wounds. Pfc. Robert W. Moore later received an Honorable Discharge. He then began a career in the Merchant Marine.