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The Airmen's Stories - P/O C R Montgomery


Cecil Robert Montgomery was born in March 1914 in Lisnaskea, Fermanagh, NI and joined the RAF on a short service commission in June 1939.

With his training completed, he arrived at 12 Group Pool, Aston Down on 24th February 1940.




After converting to Hurricanes he was posted to 615 Squadron in France on 14th May. He was reported 'Missing' after a combat over the Channel off Dover on 14th August. His Hurricane, P3160, crashed into the sea.

Montgomery was 26. His body was washed up on the French coast and he is buried in Oye-Plage Communal Cemetery.





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