McConaghey Maurice Edwin

McConaghey Maurice Edwin

Rank: Lientenant Colonel. D.S.O. Mentioned in Despatches

Regiment: 1st Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers

Died: April 23, 1917

Aged: 39

Maurice was the son of Charles and Sarah McConaghey, who was an army surgeon and they were based in India. Maurice was Educated at Rodborough House Clifton Bristol (1891 Census). By The 1911 Irish census Maurice is in Ireland, a career soldier his wife Cynthia and family with him. Following his death probate reveals that Maurice had moved to 'Hillcliffe' Westward Ho! Cynthia continued to live in Westward Ho! after the war, Infact to 1981when she passed away at the age of 95. Some unconfirmed research indicates that Maurice was the Cousin of William McConaghy also remembered in Northam, he was the son of Mary Broderick McConaghey and the late Surgeon-Gen. William B McConaghey of 'Ferndale' Westward Ho!

Memorial: Northam

Memorial: Westward Ho

Remembered with honour:

London Cemetery, Neuville-Vitasse Grave Ref: III.C.13. Northam War Memorial.

St Margarets Book of Remembrance.

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