Robert Moore, Jr
Specialist Four
Army of the United States
Elmer, New Jersey
July 14, 1948 to November 23, 1969
ROBERT MOORE Jr is on the Wall at Panel W16, Line 112

Robert Moore
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Robert Moore, Jr. was born on July 14, 1948 to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moore, Sr. He attended Memorial High School in Vineland, NJ.

He enlisted in the US Army on January 5, 1968 and attained the rank of Specialist 4 (SP4) before his death. He trained at Fort Dix New Jersey before being assigned to Vietnam in February 1969.

He died while serving in Qhi Nhon, Vietnam as a result of injuries received while a passenger on a military vehicle on a military mission when the vehicle was struck by another. He was admitted to the 71st Evacuation Hospital and passed away at 0415 hours.

He was survived by his parents and six sisters; Joyce, Darlene, Shirley and Mary Ruth Moore as well as Jeanne Lettich and Caroline Eisenhower.

Robert Moore is buried in Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Elmer, New Jersey.


Moore's name is listed on the Russell G Garrison Memorial Park monument in Woodstown, New Jersey. Below are the photos of Park sign and 2012 Re-dedicated Memorial Stone with new names added.



The Russell G. Garrison Memorial Park is located in Woodstown, New Jersey. It was originally dedicated to local Vietnam veterans from the community who passed away during the war. The memorial was small, unnoticeable, neglected, and looked uninviting.

According to Councilman Joe Hiles, the monument was installed in the late 1960s, along with a single flag pole. Since then, only two names, Garrison and Marvin L. Watson, were engraved on the monument.

The Girl Scouts thought the veterans deserved more respect and care than shown in photo at their website. See story, photos, and videos here.

The Girl Scouts needed a silver project to do and thought this was the perfect opportunity for expanding the memorial, and improving the landscaping to spice it up a bit.

On October 31, 2012, the Girl Scouts had completed the work on sprucing up the monument grounds and placing the new monument. Read full story and see photos here.

On November 12, 2012, a re-dedication ceremony was held for the recently beautified Russell G. Garrison Memorial Park. Local Girl Scouts Meagan Kirsch, Natalie Williams, and Gabby Scardino, revealed the newly added names to the Russell G. Garrison Memorial Park monument. Read full story and see photos here.

The names engraved on the monument now include:

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