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1449821   Gunner William Montgomery
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Dated added: 04/09/2016   Last updated: 17/04/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6 Indep. Lt. A.A. Regt, Royal Artillery (British Army)
Died: 26/11/1941 (Unknown)
Age: 26
William Montgomery was the son of Alexander and Elizabeth Montgomery. He was born about 1925. Gunner William Montgomery served with the Royal Artillery in World War Two. Gunner William Montgomery was serving with 6th Independent Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment when he died on 26th November 1941. He was 26 years old. Gunner William Montgomery is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery in Libya.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Benghazi War Cemetery
  , Benghazi
Grave Ref: Grave 8-B-30
CWGC Casualty 2064265
Benghazi is a seaport on the Mediterranean. The cemetery is about 7 kilometres south-east of Benghazi in the Fuihat area, about 300 metres from the childrens' hospital on the opposite side of the road. From the city centre take the road following the coast past the sports stadium. Approximately 2 kilometres beyond the stadium is a large roundabout with a flyover on to the Tripoli road.
References and Links
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1 6th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery Unit Diaries for Battery
2 Corporal David Montgomery Brother of Gunner William Montgomery
3 Derry & Antrim Yearbook 1943 Photo of Gunner William Montgomery
4 TAs & Res - Notice to join 02/09/1939 Territorial Army or Supplementary Reserve call up, 2nd September 1939
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Gunner William Montgomery's grave can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023