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Johnathan Moore

Johnathan Moore

(1987 – 2010)

  • I was in the forces and just wanted to light a candle to show my respect for our men and women fighting for us nowadays. You are all heroes.
    Lit by Shaun Roberts
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Johnathan Moore

Johnathan Moore
(1987 – 2010)

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Johnathan Moore

(1987 – 2010)
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About Johnathan
This is a tribute dedicated to Johnathan Moore. Corporal Johnathan Moore, The Royal Scots Borderers 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, was tragically killed in action on the 7th February 2010.
Corporal Johnathan Moore was born in Bellshill, Lanarkshire. He went to Hamilton Grammar School before enlisting and going to the Army Foundation College in Harrogate in 2004.
He completed a years training, designed to promote junior leadership, before going to the Infantry Training Centre, Catterick for his phase two, infantry specific, training. He joined The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) in March 2005 and completed two tours of Iraq.
Corporal Moore deployed as a Section Commander with B Company,
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The Royal Scots Borderers 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, part of the 3 RIFLES Battle Group, to Sangin in October 2009.
Johnathan Moore was commanding his section on a routine night patrol to the south of the Company Base on the evening of the 7th February 2010 when an IED detonated killing him and his lead man.
The family of Cpl Johnathan Moore said:
"Johnathan was a proud Scottish Soldier who was doing a job that he loved; he will be sadly missed by a loving and very proud family. The Army and his family were Johnathan's life we are devastated at our loss."
Lieutenant Colonel Nick Kitson, Commanding Officer, 3 RIFLES Battle Group, said:
"Corporal 'John' Moore was
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as determined and committed as he was able and professional. A junior leader of the rarest quality, our army depends on men like him and his loss is a bitter blow.
"Another of our brightest stars has given his all before we have had the chance to see his full and undoubted potential unfold. Yet he would be the first to tell us not to dwell on our sense of terrible loss but to pick ourselves up and carry on the outstanding work he and his men have been doing.
"Corporal Moore has been at the forefront of some of the most demanding urban counter-insurgency operations imaginable amongst the tight and treacherous alleyways of his company's part of Sangin.
"He has daily and nightly run the
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gauntlet against a small band of callous insurgents rarely willing to show themselves or fight head on, preferring to rely on indiscriminate booby traps which have also taken a devastating toll on locals and their children.
"Their nihilistic desire to cow the local population stands in stark contrast to Corporal Moore's own selfless dedication, not just to his men - his brave Jocks, but to the local Afghans, for whom he wanted nothing but a better future.
"This Battle Group salutes Corporal Moore's unflinching commitment and reveres his proud memory. He stands as an example to us all and we renew our determination to continue the clear progress that has been made in our mission – progress
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to which his personal contribution was immeasurable. The thoughts and prayers of all in the 3 Rifles Battle Group go out to his family, his friends and his own fine regiment."
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Johnathan Moore

This is a tribute dedicated to Johnathan Moore. Corporal Johnathan Moore, The Royal Scots Borderers 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, was tragically killed in action on the 7th February 2010.
Corporal Johnathan Moore was born in Bellshill, Lanarkshire. He went to Hamilton Grammar School before enlisting and going to the Army Foundation College in Harrogate in 2004.
He completed a years training, designed to promote junior leadership, before going to the Infantry Training Centre, Catterick for his phase two, infantry specific, training. He joined The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) in March 2005 and completed two tours of Iraq.
Corporal Moore deployed as a Section Commander with B Company,...

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