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Always Remember Those Who Gave All: MC WW2 Gold Stars and MIA Survivors

Robert Breaker Moore

Robert Breaker Moore (1920-1944)

MC Class: 1941

Years at MC: 1937-1941

Hometown: Greeneville, TN

Life at MC: French major; Highland Echo Business Staff and Business Manager

Military Branch: US Navy

Military Unit: USS Warrington (DD-383)

Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade

Medals Awarded: None Known

Date Missing: N/A

Date of Death: 13 September 1944

Location of Death: USS Warrington (DD-383) off the coast of Florida

Circumstances of Death: Died when the USS Warrington (DD-383) sunk off the coast of Florida during the 1944 Great Atlantic Hurricane.

Burial/Memorial Information: Memorials: Plot D8-8, Oak Grove Cemetery, Greeneville, Greene County, Tennessee (, Tablets of the Missing, East Coast Memorial, Manhattan (NYC), New York County, New York (, and East Tennessee Veterans Memorial, World's Fair Park, Knoxville, Tennessee (

Additional Information: The Robert Breaker Moore Scholarship Fund at Maryville College was established in his name.

Additional Images:

1941 HIghland Echo Staff (Moore may be standing, third from left)