Korea casualty was born in Fort Wayne
Sergeant Jack Moore, who was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, was living in Maricopa, AZ when he entered the service and was a member of the 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on January 3, 1951 and died while a prisoner on May 31, 1951. His remains were never recovered.
His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. There is also a grave marker at Arlington National Cemetery. He was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
This tribute is in honor and remembrance of Sergeant Jack Moore as we continue our commitment as a memorial site “Where no Veteran will ever be forgotten.”