George Alfred Moore (otherwise Alfred George Moore) was born at Fletching near Uckfield about 1881 and was a Nursery Gardener who lived near Lowfield Heath and worked at the Cheals garden nurseries.
He enlisted in Horsham and became Private George Alfred Moore GS/41851 of the 26th (Service) Battalion (Bankers) Royal Fusiliers, a regiment comprised of volunteers who were mostly bank clerks and accountants.
He took part in, and was a casualty of, the fighting on the first day of the Battle of Messines. This battle was an offensive conducted by the British Second Army, on the Western Front in West Flanders, Belgium, with the objective of capturing German defences.
He died of his wounds on 7th June 1917 and is additionally commemorated on the Menin Gate memorial in Ypres, Belgium as well as the Lowfield Heath and Ifield War Memorials.