7th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
05/09/1916 (Killed in Action)
Samuel Moore (Freeman) was a son of Samuel Freeman and Mary Freeman of Donnybraggy, Muff, Cookstown. He enlisted in Randalstown using his mother’s maiden name. The reason for this is unknown. He joined the 7th Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers. For considerable time Samuel Moore was officially reported as missing after this attack. His father Samuel Freeman had made numerous enquiries to the ‘War Office’ and for a long time little was known. It was later accepted that Samuel Moore was killed in action
The large village of Combles is 16 kilometres east of Albert and 13 kilometres south of Bapaume. From Bapaume take the N17 towards Peronne. Just after the village of Sailly-Saillisel, take the D172 towards Combles. The Communal Cemetery is on the right just before the village, and the Extension is at the back, or north-east, of the Communal Cemetery.