In honour of Remembrance Day, Ward 5 proudly remembers from our community:

Private John Moore

John Moore was born on November 13, 1894 in Malton, Ontario to Irish parents John and Mary Moore. One of four children, John remained in Malton, where he was working as a farmer when he enlisted in November of 1915.

Private Moore fought in France with the 18th Battalion until he was killed in action on August 28, 1918 at Vis-en-Artois. He is buried at the Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery Southwest of Arras, France. Private John Moore is also remembered on the family headstone in Moore’s Cemetery on Derry Road.