Lt. Col Montgommery-Cunnigham, 11th Royal Scots Fusiliers

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  1. Prelude44

    Prelude44 Member

    Hi,

    I am looking for a photo of the Lt. Col Montgommery-Cunnigham,
    11th Royal Scots Fusiliers CO who died at Fontenay le pesnel in late june 1944.


    Thank's you.
     
  2. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Lieutenant Colonel MONTGOMERY-CUNINGHAME, ALEXANDER WILLIAM HENRY JAMES
    Service Number 31914

    Died 03/07/1944

    Aged 35

    Cdg. 11th Bn.
    Royal Scots Fusiliers

    D S O

    Son of Lt.-Col. Sir Thomas Montgomery-Cuninghame, D.S.O., 10th Bt., and Lady Montgomery-Cuninghame (nee Des Voeux); husband of Barbara Montgomery-Cuninghame, of Stoke Prior, Worcestershire.


    INSCRIPTION
    HE SET GREAT STORE ON TWO THINGS, THE HONOUR OF HIS COUNTRY , AND HIS HOME

    Buried at ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX

    Location: Calvados, France
    Number of casualties: 2047

    Cemetery/memorial reference: I. A. 6.

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    Lt Col Alexander William Henry James Montgomery-Cuninghame (1905 - 1944) - Find A Grave Photos

    Alexander William Henry James Montgomery-Cuninghame1
    M, #326670, b. 28 October 1905, d. July 1944


    Last Edited=20 Feb 2011
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    Alexander William Henry James Montgomery-Cuninghame was born on 28 October 1905.1 He was the son of Sir Thomas Andrew AlexanderMontgomery-Cuninghame of Corsehill, 10th Bt. and Alice Frances Denison Des Voeux.2 He married Barbara Susanne Gray-Cheape, daughter of ColonelHugh Annesley Gray-Cheape and Carsina Gordon Gray, on 23 October 1934.1 He died in July 1944 at age 38, killed in action.1
    He gained the rank of Second World War.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal Scots Fusiliers.1 He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.)1
    Citations
    1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 995. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
    2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
    3. Person Page
     
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  3. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

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  4. Prelude44

    Prelude44 Member

    Thank's a lot CL1, I made a mail to "Cuninghame and Corsehill", wait & see... :)
     

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