Healey, Maurice Kevin

 
Maurice Kevin
Healey
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Fort View, Wexford
Alias
Maurice Shine
Address
51 Castle Street, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
Service No.
83381
Enlisted
Westminster, London
Rank
177th Company
Date of Death
Age
28
Circumstances of Death
Died of gunshot wound to the head at No. 12 Casualty Clearing Station, Belgium
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas Joseph and Kathleen E. Healey nee Shine of Wexford. His father was a solicitor. Married Marjorie Elizabeth Sprent on 26 November 1914. Resided at Peter Street, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Prior to enlistment as 18687 Private Maurice Shine, 3rd Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, on 1 March 1915, he was a clerk with the Munster and Leinster Bank, Nenagh, but had embezzled £255 from the bank. He was arrested 27 March 1915. Convicted 17 April 1915 and sentenced to six months in prison. Upon his release he rejoined his regiment until he transferred to the Machine Gun Corps 16 November 1916.