We remember Maurice James Dease

We remember Maurice James Dease

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Timeline

Timeline

1889
birth Gaulstown, Coole, County Westmeath Ireland Source:6170039 28th September 1889
1901
location Hampstead London United Kingdom other group residence address Source:7653640 April 1901
1901
dates Age 11 Source:7653640 April 1901
1901
sibling Maud Dease Source:6649040 April 1901
1910
appointments Second Lieutenant Source:8530237 20th April 1910
1910
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) Source:8579157 20th April 1910
1911
location Stanhope Lines, Aldershot United Kingdom military residence address Source:6161715 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 21 Source:7653643 April 1911
1912
appointments Lieutenant Source:8530237 24th April 1912
1914
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:1161182 13th August 1914
1914
dates Age 24 Source:6170043 23rd August 1914
1914
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:6650702 13th November 1914
education Army College Wimbledon United Kingdom Source:6161720
education Frognal Park Hampstead United Kingdom Source:6161720
education Royal Military College Sandhurst United Kingdom Source:6161720
events Headstone Inscription Headstone Inscription St Symphorien Military Cemetery Belgium Stone no:159 Source:7479190
service British Army Lieutenant London Regiment 4th bn. royal fusiliers (city of lond Battalion Source:6650702
education Stonyhurst College Clitheroe, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:6161720
1914
death Killed in Action "Though two or three times badly wounded he continued to control the fire of the machine guns at Mons on the twenty-third of August, 1914 until all his men were shot.he died of his wounds." Nimy Bridge, Mons United Kingdom Source:7479190 Source:6650702 Source:6161712 23rd August 1914
burial St. Symphorien Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Hainaut Monsieur Bouilliart's Family Vault at St Symphorien Churchyard Belgium V. B. 2 Source:7479190

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Maurice James
Initials MJ
Last Name Dease,
Source 6985745
First Names Maurice James
Initials MJ
Last Name Dease
Source 6650702
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Hampstead London United Kingdom other group residence address known April 1901
Stanhope Lines, Aldershot United Kingdom military residence address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) Second Lieutenant
British Army London Regiment 4th bn. royal fusiliers (city of lond Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Katherine M Dease mother
Edmund Fitzlaurence Dease father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Maud Dease sister April 1901
Religion
DateReligionSource
Roman Catholic

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Adrian20961
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Adrian20961
GRO War Death Army Officers Indices (1914 to 1921) Transcription Adrian20961
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Adrian20961
De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Adrian20961
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Geoffrey4778
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Army, Bond of Sacrifice: Officers Died in the Great War 1914-1916 Transcription Geoffrey4778
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Guy74824
Medal Index Cards Transcription Guy74824

External Evidence

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M J Dease Wikipedia entry Deryck11795
Dease Plaque, Co. Meath, Ireland Adrienne2953
Dease Family, Ireland, 1911 Adrienne2953
Dease Family, Ireland, 1901 Adrienne2953
Victoria Cross citation, the London Gazette Charlotte33
DECORATIONS AND MEDALS: Victoria Cross (Code 50(M)): First V.C. of 1914-1918 War David114
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jean45090
1911 Surrey Census Transcription Jean45090
The Tablet Archive-Catholic Roll of Honour Jean45090
The Bond of Sacrifice: Maurice James Dease Hannah21187
London Gazette, April 19, 1910, Second Lieutenant Guy74824

Multimedia

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Dease & Godley VCs Memorial Deryck11795
Lt M J Dease VC Deryck11795
Lt M J Dease VC grave Deryck11795
Vickers Machine Gun Deryck11795
Lt Maurice James Dease VC CWGC cert Deryck11795
Lt M J Dease Medal Set Deryck11795
Lt M J Dease MIC Deryck11795
Nimy Bridge, Mons Deryck11795
Mons Canal Railway Bridge, by David Rowlands Deryck11795
Woodchester (Gloucestershire) Wayside Cross plaque Rosalind33157
Woodchester Wayside Cross Roll of Honour Rosalind33157
Portrait photograph of Maurice James Dease Charlotte33
Woodchester Wayside Cross in August 2014 Rosalind33157
Lieutenant Maurice James Dease VC luc39051

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