Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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30/12/2015 Walter Montgomery enlisted on 15 August 1918. He was 19 years old and had been working as a farm labourer. He gives his address as Beech Grove, Coalisland. Beechgrove House lay due west of Coalisland near Derryvale Woolen Mill
30/12/2015 Terlincthun British Cemetery is situated on the northern outskirts of Boulogne. The first rest camps for Commonwealth forces were established near Terlincthun in August 1914 and during the whole of the First World War, Boulogne and Wimereux housed numerous hospitals and other medical establishments.
30/12/2015 Private (2nd Class) Walter Augustus Montgomery was serving with the Royal Air Force, 2nd Air Park when he died of disease near Boulogne in France on 23rd November 1918, age 19.
30/12/2015 By 1911, Walter's mother Margaret had died. The family was now living in Farlough, Tullyniskane, Tyrone. 12 year old Walter was still at school.
30/12/2015 Family: Thomas Montgomery, Margaret Montgomery, Jack Montgomery (born about 1895), Lily Montgomery (born about 1897), Walter Montgomery (born about 1899), Lola Montgomery (born about 1902), Mary Montgomery (born about 1904).
30/12/2015 The 1901 census shows Walter Augustus as age 2 living with the family at house 23 in Grange, Moy, Tyrone. Thomas is working as a gardener.
30/12/2015 Walter Augustus Montgomery was the son of Thomas and Margaret Montgomery. Walter was born on 19th February 1899 in Moy, County Tyrone.
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