Maurice Dease

Military Person

1889 – 1914

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Who was Maurice Dease?

Maurice James Dease VC was a British Army officer during the First World War. He was one of the first British officer battle casualties of the war and the first posthumous recipient of the Victoria Cross in the war.

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Born
Sep 28, 1889
Coole, County Westmeath
Also known as
  • Maurice James Dease
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
Lived in
  • County Westmeath
Died
Aug 23, 1914
Mons
Resting place
St Symphorien Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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