Olen Roy Moore was the son of John Marion Moore and Sarah Ella Townsley.

Private First Class Olen R. Moore was assigned to the 149th Infantry Regiment, 38th Infantry Division. At the time of his death the Division was involved in the mopping up of the Leyte Campaign. He was Killed in Action on 9 December 1944 and is interred at H,9,132, Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines.

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  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 19 March 1917
  • Date of death: 9 December 1944
  • County: Cumberland
  • Hometown: Cumberland Gap
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 149th Infantry Regiment, 38th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Bottom Panel
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