In Memory

Lloyd Whitfield Moore - Class Of 1965

 

 

Lloyd Whitfield (Whit) Moore

Carolina Military Academy

Cadet 1965 & 1966

Special Memorial Day 2019 Article In The Wrightsville Beach Magazine

Commerating The Death In Vietnam Of Our Friend

Lloyd Whitfield Moore

 

  

 

 

Hospitalman
H&S CO, 1ST BN, III MAF
United States Navy
Wilmington, North Carolina
March 28, 1948 to February 25, 1968
LLOYD W MOORE is on the Wall at Panel 41E Line 025
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Lloyd Whitfield Moore
Hospitalman

PERSONAL DATA
  Home of Record:  Wilmington, NC
  Date of birth:   03/28/1948

MILITARY DATA
  Service:         United States Navy
  Grade at loss:   E3
  Rank:            Hospitalman
  ID No:           B310878
  MOS:             0000: Not Recorded
  Length Service:  01
  Unit:            H&S CO, 1ST BN, III MAF

CASUALTY DATA
  Start Tour:      01/15/1968
  Incident Date:   02/25/1968
  Casualty Date:   02/25/1968
  Age at Loss:     19
  Location:        Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam
  Remains:         Body recovered
  Casualty Type:   Hostile, died outright
  Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
  Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire

URL: www.VirtualWall.org/dM/MooreLW02a.htm

 

ON THE WALL Panel 41E Line 025

 

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 Last Information

 US Navy Hospital Corpsman(HN), Lloyd Whitfield Moore, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Wilmington, NC.

US Navy Hospital Corpsman(HN), Lloyd Whitfield Moore was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Navy, HN Moore served our country until February 25th, 1968 in Khe Sanh, South Vietnam. He was 19 years old and was not married. It was reported that Lloyd died from small arms fire or grenade. His body was recovered. HN Moore is on panel 41E, line 025 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for one year. He lost his life in the siege of Khe Sanh.

"Whit" and I went to Corps School together and later served together in Rota, Spain. His "rack" was right next to mine in the squad bay. Later, I visited his home in Wilmington, NC and met his parents. Lloyd Whitfield Moore was a good and decent man and a good friend. I mourn him still. Chaplain Robert G. Harp,(formerly HM2, USN)

While serving with 1/9/3rd Marine division as a senior corpsman for Bravo Company, Lloyd was assigned to another company where we once again met. I first met Lloyd in Rota, Spain and he came over to my house and often babysat my children. I was sorry that he did not make it back home and he will be missed by all. Royce C. Hempel, HMC, USN Retired.

He served with Bravo Company, 26th Marines, 1st Marine Division, 3rd MAF.

He was awarded The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal.