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6964   Private Samuel Montgomery
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 09/10/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (British Army)
Died: 18/04/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 21
Samuel Montgomery was born in Dungannon. Private Samuel Montgomery was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Highland Light Infantry when he died on Tuesday 18th April 1916. Private Samuel Montgomery has no known grave and is commemorated on Basra Memorial in Iraq.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Basra Memorial
Grave Ref: Panel 35+64
CWGC Casualty 1657981
Basra is a town on the west bank of the Shatt-al-Arab, 90 kilometres from its mouth in the Persian Gulf. The cemetery is about 8 kilometres north-west of Basra.
References and Links
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1 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
2 Scottish National War Memorial Details of Private Samuel Montgomery
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023