165th Infantry Regiment, US Army (United States Army)
Date Of Birth:
21/11/1943 (Killed in Action)
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.
There are 2 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war in Tullanisken Holy Trinity Church of Ireland Churchyard. Grave 43 is the family plot which contains the grave of Rev Richard Ussher Greer. Grave 45 is the final resting place of Private Thomas Patterson. Neither of the two 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.