Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. H F Montgomery

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Herbert Francis Montgomery joined the RAFVR in February 1938 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training at 11 FTS Shawbury on No. 18 Course, which ran from 31st January to 29th June 1940.

He arrived at 6 OTU Sutton Bridge on 6th July 1940. After converting to Hurricanes he joined 43 Squadron at Northolt on 3rd August.

He failed to return from an interception of a He111 forty miles south of Beachy Head on 14th August. His Hurricane, L1739, crashed into the sea.

Montgomery was 26.

His body was recovered and he is buried in Senneville-sur-Fécamp churchyard, France.

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