Officer Ellsworth Alexander Moore

Officer Ellsworth Alexander Moore

Fredericksburg Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, May 31, 1925

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Ellsworth Alexander Moore

Officer Ellsworth Moore was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a speeding vehicle on the Richmond-Washington Highway, just south of the city limits.

As he attempted to pass the speeding car to wave it over, he collided with an oncoming car, causing him to suffer severe injuries. He was transported to Mary Washington Hospital where he succumbed to the injuries.

Officer Moore was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served during WWI. He had been with the Fredericksburg Police Department for nine months. He was survived by his wife and three children. Officer Moore is buried in Fredericksburg National Cemetery.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash


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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

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May 31, 2015

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