Captain Tom Montgomerie

Captain Tom Montgomerie, Black Watch, Special Boat Section att. “L” Detachment, Special Air Service, Army Air Corps. He was killed in a road accident in the Canal Zone, Egypt on 18th August 1942 aged 28. He had been born in Irvine, Ayrshire to the Hon. Francis and Alice Montgomerie of Gattonside House, Melrose and is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery, Suez, Egypt. He had been commissioned into the Black Watch in 1934 and after service with the Special Boat Squadron returned to the Black Watch in June 1942. His Headstone is inscribed ” God Is Love And He that Abideth In Love Abideth In God And God In Him “.

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