We remember Bernard Law Montgomery, K.

We remember Bernard Law Montgomery, K.

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Timeline

Timeline

1887
birth Kennington, London United Kingdom Source:7735195 17th November 1887
1908
commission Regular Source:7735146 1908
1908
employment Soldier British Army United Kingdom Source:7735146 1908
1914
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:7735230 13th October 1914
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8794252 17th February 1915
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8794252 4th January 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8794252 11th December 1917
1942
awards KCB Other War Service Award Source:8794252 11th November 1942
1945
appointments Commander-in-Chief, British Army of The Rhine Source:9524478 1945 - 1946
1946
awards 1st Viscount of Alamein Other War Service Award Source:8794209 1946
1946
appointments Chief of The Imperial General Staff Source:9524478 1946 - 1948
1951
appointments NATO Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, Europe Source:9524478 1951 - 1958
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3092296
education In 1908 gained a Commission in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Royal Military Academy Sandhurst United Kingdom Source:8793841
education St. Paul's School London United Kingdom Source:8793841
marriage Elizabeth Carver Source:7735210
service British Army Captain General Staff Officer Source:3092296
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel General Staff Officer Source:3092296
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7740225
service British Army General 8742 Eighth Army in North Africa Source:9259515
service British Army Field Marshal (Supernumary) 8742 Staff Source:9259515
1976
death Not War Related He died at his home, Isington Mill. Alton, Hampshire United Kingdom Source:7735195 Source:9259465 24th March 1976
burial Binstead Churchyard Non-War Cemetary Alton, Hampshire United Kingdom Source:9259465
awards Medaille Militaire - France Other War Service Award Source:3092296
1976
dates Age 88 Source:7735195 24th March 1976

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Bernard Law
Initials BL
Last Name Montgomery, K.
Source 9259515
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Bombay India military residence address known 1911
The Vicarage Kennington United Kingdom parents address known 1888-01-15
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army General Staff Officer Captain
British Army General Staff Officer Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1st Battalion Lieutenant
British Army 8742 Eighth Army in North Africa General
British Army 8742 Staff Field Marshal (Supernumary)
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1st Viscount of Alamein Other War Service Award
CB, DSO British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
KCB Other War Service Award
Medaille Militaire - France Other War Service Award
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Maud Montgomery mother
Reverend Henry Hutchinson Montgomery father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Carver wife -

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Official Records

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1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ann44322
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Ann39898
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jonathan101862

External Evidence

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Wikipedia Entry for Bernard Law Montgomery Linda59526
Photograph of Major Bernard Law Montgomery DSO, 17 May 1915. Yvonne27542
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery Jonathan101862
Bernard Law Montgomery Jonathan101862
Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, of Hindhead, Monty Jonathan101862
Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein Jonathan101862
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery 1945 Jonathan101862
Search of Imperial War Museums collections Jonathan101862
A Who's Who of DDay Charlotte33
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Gordon760
London Gazette 29 Aug 1944 Gordon760

Multimedia

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Lieutenant Colonel Bernard Law Montgomery Linda59526
Major B L Montgomery (right) at Arras, 1916 Linda59526
Baptism Record of Bernard Law Montgomery Jonathan101862

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We remember Bernard Law Montgomery, K.