Plaque No. 44
Douglas Vincent (Doug) Moore was born 30/1/1922 at Dubbo NSW, one of 5 sons of Charles and Linda Moore from Wongarbon. As a 16-year-old, in 1938, he moved to Sydney to take up a position as a Junior Porter at the Sydney Telegraph Office.
In 1942, Doug served with the AIF in Borneo as a Signaller. After the war, he worked with the Railway at Strathfield, Lithgow and Bathurst in the ticketing office.
In 1961, Doug married Thelma Feebrey, a local widow with three sons, Harold, Ken and Mervyn (Milo).
Secretary-Treasurer and later Life Member of the Bathurst Railway Football Club, Doug helped, supported and encouraged young players from the far west to work and play football in Bathurst.
Doug retired after 44 years of service to the Railways on the 31/12/1982. He passed away on the 8th February 1999. His legacy includes 6 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren.