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First Name: Charles

Last Name: Moore

Birthplace: Pine Knot, KY, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Edward

Date of Birth: 09 January 1949

Date of Death: 03 June 1969

Rank: Specialist 4

Years Served:
Charles Edward Moore

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Charles Edward Moore
Specialist Four, U. S. Army
Vietnam War

Charles Edward Moore was born on 9 January 1949 in Pine Knot, KY. He was the son of Luther and Opal Moore. He graduated from Pine Knot High School in 1967 and was drafted into the U.S. Army.

After graduating from Basic and Advanced Individual Training, Moore began his tour of duty in Vietnam with the 1st Air Cavalry Division (AMBL) on 6 December 1968. Specialist Moore was killed in action by hostile small arms fire on 3 June 1969 in Tay Ninh, South Vietnam.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Charles Edward Moore's name is inscribed on Panel 23W - Line 55.

Medals and Awards

Silver Star Medal
Bronze Star Medal
Purple Heart
Air Medal
Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Medal
Vietnam Service Medal with Bronze Service Star
Vietnam Campaign Ribbon


Combat Infantryman Badge
Expert Badge with Machinegun Bar
Sharpshooter Badge with Rifle Bar
Marksman Badge with Automatic Rifle Bar


In 2007, the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Post 5127 in Whitley City, KY renamed their post after Charles Edward Moore.

Death and Burial

Specialist Four Charles Edward Moore was killed in action on 3 June 1969 in Tay Ninh, South Vietnam. He is buried at Pleasant Run Cemetery in McCreary County, KY.

Honoree ID: 2181   Created by: MHOH




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