Enlisted on the 24th August 1914 as a Sub-Lieutenant in Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Hawke Bn. R.N. Div. (Antwerp).
Hawke Battalion Interned in Holland 9/10/14.
Leave to England from 9th May to 9th June 1916 (his brother John had been killed at Ypres on 27th March 1916).
On leave from Holland expiring 27 March 1918. Addres: New Place, Sunningdale, Berkshire
27.11.1918 Report received Sgravenghe. Died at the Hague, Holland 26.11.1918 from Heart Failure following Pneumonia.
Body brought to UK 19/5/19 ;
Buried at OLDHAM (CHADDERTON) CEMETERY, Grave Ref:K8. 41.
1914 Star & clasp issued to mother 26/10/20. Mother, Helen M. Platt, Youlston Park, Nr. Barnstaple, Devon
PLATT Maurice Cedric of New-place Sunningdale Berkshire died 26 November 1918 at the British Legation The Hague Holland Probate London 9 May to Helen May Platt widow Alice May Brownlow (wife of the honourable Francis Cecil Brownlow) and Herbert Hodder Roberts major HM army. Effects £231,874 17s 4d.
Photo at IWM: http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205387206
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Service record of Royal Naval Divisional records on findmypast
Ref: ADM/339/3, National Archives, Kew (Service Record)