- 23 years old
- Date of birth: Oct 2, 1987
- Date of passing: Jan 12, 2011
|Let the memory of Benjamin be with us forever|
Army Spc. Benjamin G. Moore, 23, of Bordentown, gave his life for his country on Jan. 12, 2011, while stationed in Afghanistan.
He was a 2006 graduate of Bordentown Regional High School and was involved as a fireman and/or EMT for Hope Hose Humane Co. No. 1 Station No. 602/609 of Bordentown City, Union Fire Co. No. 1 Station No. 261 of Crosswicks, DeCou Hose Co. No. 1 Station No. 15 of Hamilton Township, Westampton Township Emergency Services Westampton Station No. 272, Capital Health and Trenton Emergency Medical Services. Ben was known as the "Mayor of Bordentown" and was awarded the title of "Honorary Chief" of Hope Hose Humane.
Ben joined the U.S. Army in April 2009, trained at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. and was stationed in Fort Drum, N.Y. in September. He was a member of the 693d SAPPER Co., 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade of the 10th Mountain Division. Ben received many awards and decorations including the Bronze Star Medal, the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Badge, the Good Conduct Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and the NATO Medal.
Grandson of the late Sonia Moore, nephew of the late Gary Jenkins, and cousin of the late Jayme Russo, he is survived by his beloved parents, Patrick and Amy Moore; his brother, Patrick T. Moore II and his fiancée Marissa Scaccetti; his grandparents, Thomas and Dolores Moore, Melvin and Patricia Jenkins; his aunts and uncles, Paul and Debbie Julian, Gavin Jenkins, William and Kim Summers, Kevin Moore, Bruce and Evelyn Archer, William and Laura Popp; and cousins, Jacob Archer, Dusty Floyd, Kiley and Ryan Moore, Jennifer Dempster, Paul Julian II, Emma Summers and Tim Wolfe
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