This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 3027
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion, 'A' Company
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 09/05/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 80 Blackness Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Mill Worker
Anne Jane Montague, 80 Blackness Rd, Dundee
John Montague, 80 Blackness Rd, Dundee
More about John Montague
John has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial. He was the brother of Pte Patrick Montague 384129, Labour Corps who was killed in action 09.01.1918.
A MILLWORKER KILLED.
Official intimation has been received of the death in action of Private John Montague, 80 Blackness Road, Dundee.
Private Montague was attached to No. 4 platoon, A Company 4th Black Watch, and met his death in the famous engagement of 9th inst. He was 21 years of age, and joined the second line of the Fourth in October last. For four months he was attached to the 3rd Black Watch, and was previously employed in one of the city mills.
Dundee Courier 31st May 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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