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8608   Guardsman Charles Montgomery
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Scots Guards (British Army)
Died: 11/11/1914 (Killed in Action)
Charles Montgomery was a son of Robert J. and Agnes Montgomery of 10 Killymoon Street, Cookstown. He was born in Ballymena and lived in Cookstown. He enlisted with the Scots Guards in Glasgow, Scotland, and arrived in France in August 1914 with the British Expeditionary Force as part of First Army Corps, 1st Division, First Guards Brigade.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Menin Gate
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen, 
Grave Ref: Panel 11
CWGC Casualty 907220
Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Molesworth St Presbyterian Church WWI Cookstown
2 Cookstown Cenotaph World War I - Panel 2 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 33
2 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 302
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Montgomery family 1901 census lists Charles as 13 years old at 68 Killymoon St
2 1911 Census lists Montgomery family 1911 census lists Charles as 23 years old at 68 Killymoon St