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32004368   Private George Montgomery
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 16/03/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 165th Infantry Regiment, US Army (United States Army)
Date Of Birth: 14/05/1905
Died: 21/11/1943 (Killed in Action)
Age: 38
George Montgomery was the son of Hugh and Olivia Montgomery. Hugh was a linen lapper. George was born on 14th May 1905. He was one of at least ten children, all born in the Coalisland area. George emigrated to the United States. George enlisted in Kings County, New York on 31st January 1941. He gave his occupation as semi-skilled driver. Private George Montgomery was killed in action at Makin Island, U.S.A. on 20th November 1943. He was serving with the U. S. Army, 165th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tullanisken Holy Trinity Church of Ireland Churchyard
  Newmills, Co Tyrone, 
Grave Ref: Grave Q-0-558
CWGC Casualty 0
There are now 3 WWI burials. None have a CWGC gravestone. Private George Montgomery, United States Army, who was killed in action in World War Two, is commemorated on the headstone of the family plot in this churchyard, in Grave 9.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWII Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Montgomery family Lists the family at house 42 in Derry, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Montgomery family Lists George as age 6 living with the family at house 43 in Gortgonis, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
3 American Battle Monuments Commission Not listed with American Battle Monuments Commission
4 Kings County NY, Military Records Details of George Montgomery enlistment
5 Wikipedia - Battle of Makin Details of the four day battle
6 WW2 NI Details of George Montgomery
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023