James Montague

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Broughty Ferry
  • Service no: 1172
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 11.10.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: 56

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 6th May, 1890
  • Place of Birth: 1 Step Row, Dundee
  • Address: Blackness Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Soldier
  • Mother:

    Mary Flin/Flinn/Flyn/Flynn, alias Montague

  • Father:

    Thomas Montague

  • Siblings:

    John Flinn/John Montague born 23.07.1876. Helen Montague (Half sister)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Montague

James was actually born James Flynn 06.05.1890 (and was illegitimate) By 1903 was known as James Montague, residing at 8 Cochrane St, Dundee. James was an Army pre-war regular and was killed in action on the last day of the Battle of Loos. His brother John of 300 Hawkhill, also served during the Great War in The Labour Corps and Royal Scots Fusiliers.

Information kindly supplied by Mark Webster

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