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Attack on Pearl Harbor
7 December 1941 | Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
Colonel Moore was present at Schofield Barracks, Territory of Hawaii, during the attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. At the time, he was a member of Battery "B", 64th Field Artillery Battalion.
1940 | United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
“Phil of Philly” found plebe year a hard one, but each year thereafter became easier. Perhaps the quiet self-confidence in his ability to succeed was increasing. “P.J.” possessed high military ideals, and “lived up to the system”. His quiet efficiency kept him in chevrons throughout four years. He was a big man, but that fact made more room for a big heart. He did his darndest for all which made him a true friend – a roommate that a “boodle-hound” would give his right arm for.