Moore, James Newton Rodney GCVO KCB CBE DSO

Birth Name Moore, James Newton Rodney GCVO KCB CBE DSO
Call Name Rodney
Gender male


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth June 9, 1905    

Graduation   Royal Military Academy Sandhurst RMAS, Sandhurst, Bracknell Forest, Berkshire, South East England, United Kingdom  

Event Note

In 1923, James Newton Rodney Moore left Harrow.

Military Service 1925   James Newton Rodney Moore was commissioned into the Grenadier Guards

Event Note

In 1945, James Newton Rodney Moore was promoted to Commanding Officer 8th Brigade, in Germany and Palestine.

Event Note

From 1946 to 1947, James Newton Rodney Moore served as Commanding Officer 1st Guards Brigade,in Palestine.

Military Action January 31, 1947 Operation Polly The British authorized Operation Polly, the evacuation of non-essential personnel from Palestine

Event Note

Their evacuation was be under the direction of the Brigadier i/c Administration, Brigadier James Newton Rodney Moore,
On February 1, 1947, he told his staff about the need for delicacy, understanding and sympathetic handling in their dealing with the evacuees, and his determination that the evacuation should be a “good show”.



Father Moore, Newton James
Mother Lowrie, Isabella


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