MONTGOMERY, JOHN ADOLPHUS

Birthdate
Birthplace
Cobalt, Ontario, Canada
Age
30
Parents
Son of James and ... Montgomery of Armadale, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Religion
Roman Catholic
Occupation
Farmer
Service number
F/31262
Engagement
1942-09-17, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Overseas
1943-03-10, United Kingdom
Disembarked
1944-06-06 D-DAY!
Date of death
1944-10-17
Died
Belgium, Died of wounds
Force
Rank
Awards
North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, R.C.I.C.
Plot 10 | Row G | Grave 11
Military grave
Additional info

Assigned to the North Shore Regiment on May 27, 1943.

Wounded on August 8, 1944 in Cormelles le Royal, France. The NSR war diary reports to be bombed by own aircrafts. 23 Other ranks killed, 73 Other ranks wounded and 2 Lieutenants wounded. Severe bomb fragment wound left thigh and back.

Back to France on October 2, 1944.

Died of wounds in Gent, Belgium as a result of a bullet wound with a compound fracture to the right arm and a wound to the chest.

One brother Overseas F/51760 Lance Corporal Joseph Montgomery.

The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment war diary reports on October 17, 1944:
Mollekot MR145067 (Crossroad Mollekotweg/ Vrijedijk, IJzendijke, Netherlands).
Weather: Scattered clouds and showers.

Battalion stayed in present positions, while Queen's Own Rifles of Canada and Le Regiment de la Chaudiere, completed their phases. 

At 2000 hrs, "A" Company sent a patrol to MR141088 (Crossing Westdijk/ Isabellaweg, IJzendijke, Netherlands, at monument for the Engineers). At 2145 hrs, patrol reached objective and came under small arms fire from MR128088 (Crossing Mollekotweg/ Watervlietseweg/ Oudemansdijk, IJzendijke, Netherlands).

MONTGOMERY, JOHN ADOLPHUS
Source: LAC.