Other names: Maurice Henry
Locations in this story: ShaftesburyHaslar Naval Hospital, Gosport, HampshireHaslar Royal Naval Cemetery, Gosport, HampshireChurch Hill, Iwerne Minster, DorsetTraining Establishment, HMS Victory, Portsmouth
Story: Maurice Henry Green was born on 2nd October, 1897 in Iwerne Minster and baptised there on 3rd June 1900. He was the son of Harry Green, a domestic gardener, and Sarah Green (née Horlock). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, a scholar and living at Church Hill, Iwerne Minster, Dorset. He enlisted in the Royal Navy on 16th November 1916 (Service No. K/37726), joining the Training Establishment, HMS Victory, Portsmouth and later serving on HMS Diadem. At the time of his death he held the rank of Stoker 2nd Class. He died from measles and bronchial pneumonia on 16th January 1917 in the Haslar Royal Naval Hospital, Gosport, Hampshire and was buried at the Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery (grave id. E.27.4). He was awarded the British War medal only, due to his short service, and is remembered on the Iwerne Minster War Memorial, Shaftesbury.