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Moore, Richard Temple (1891-1918)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.


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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.


Details: Richard Temple Moore (1891-1918), born 22 November 1891, son of Temple Lushington Moore (1856-1920), architect, and Emma Storrs Moore (née Wilton) (1856-1938) of 28 Downshire Hill, Hampstead London, formerly of 46 Well Walk, Hampstead. Brother of Mary Temple Moore (1885-1977), Agnes Geraldine Temple Moore (1888-1960) and Aileen Walcott Moore (1895-1970).


Attended Heath Mount School, Hampstead.


Attended Sherborne School (Abbey House) January 1907 (Form IIIB) -December 1908 (Classical Lower 4th & Upper 3rd Form); Private in Officers' Training Corps (B Company, no.4 section), Abbey House rugby team.


At the end of term (Commem) 1908, R.T. Temple exhibited a study in chalk from casts in the annual exhibition held in the Art School. In July 1909, the School Archaeological Society noted that 'Mr Temple Moore FRIBA has kindly sent us a paper on 'Gothic Styles in Modern Architecture' which will be read at the Business Meeting in September'. In November 1910, the Archaeological Society announced that 'An expedition is proposed to Trent Manor House to see the rooms in which Charles II hid in 1651. For seeing or photographing the Church a small extra fee will be charged, owing to the needs of the Restoration Fund. The restoration of the tower and spire is at present in progress, under Mr Temple Moore, FRIBA, Hon. President of the Society.' At the official opening of the Carrington Building and Westcott Art School on 11 November 1910, an exhibition of work was put on in the Art School, at which 'a notable addition was some striking designs for a large church and vicarage by R. Temple Moore, son of the Archaeological Society's Honorary President, who has just gone up to Cambridge: these drawings confirm our expectations that as an architect he will prove a worthy pupil of his illustrious father.'


Attended Christ's College, Cambridge.


Articled to his father, an architect


WW1, Private in the Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry (Prince of Wales's Own Royal Regiment). Drowned on 10 October 1918 on troopship "Leinster" on his way home on leave.


Commemorated at:

Grangegorman Military Cemetery, CE. New Plot. 751, County Dublin, Ireland,%20RICHA...


St John's Parish Church, Hampstead


Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; Abbey House roll of honour. T. Moore donated £2.2s. towards the Sherborne School War Memorial in memory of his son, Private R.T. Moore.

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