Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscoont Montgomery o Alamein

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The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
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Montgomery wearin his beret wi twa cap badges.
Birth name Bernard Law Montgomery
Elk-name Monty, The Spartan General
Born 17 November 1887(1887-11-17)
Kennington, Lunnon, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
Dee'd 24 Mairch 1976(1976-03-24) (aged 88)
Alton, Hampshire, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
Buried at Haly Cross Kirkyard, Binsted
Allegiance  Unitit Kinrick
Service/branch  Breetish Airmy
Years o service 1908–1958
Rank Field Marshal
Commands held Breetish Aicht Aurmy (1942–43)
Allied 21st Airmy Group (1943–45)
Chief o the Imperial General Staff (1946–48)
Deputy Supreme Commander Europe o NATO (1951–58)

First Warld War
Anglo-Erse War
Arab revolt in Palestine
Seicont Warld War

Awairds Knicht o the Order o the Garter
Knicht Grand Cross o the Order o the Bath
Distinguished Service Order
Mentioned in Despatches (9 times)
Ither wirk Colonel Commandant, Ryal Tank Regiment
Colonel Commandant, Parachute Regiment (−1956[1])
Representative Colonel Commandant, Ryal Airmoured Corps (1947[2]-1957[3])
Colonel Commandant, Airmy Pheesical Trainin Corps (1946[4]-1960[5])
Colonel Ryal Warwickshire Regiment(1947[6]-1963[7])
Deputy Lieutenant of Southampton (1958–)[8]

Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscoont Montgomery o Alamein, KG, GCB, DSO, PC (/məntˈɡʌmərɪ əv ˈæləmn/; 17 November 1887 – 24 Mairch 1976), nicknamed "Monty" an the "Spartan General",[9] wis a Breetish Airmy officer.

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  1. "No. 40729". The London Gazette (Supplement). 9 March 1956. p. 1504. 
  2. "No. 37983". The London Gazette (Supplement). 10 June 1947. p. 2663. 
  3. "No. 41182". The London Gazette (Supplement). 20 September 1957. p. 5545. 
  4. "No. 37589". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 May 1946. p. 2665. 
  5. "No. 42240". The London Gazette (Supplement). 30 December 1960. p. 24. 
  6. "No. 37826". The London Gazette (Supplement). 20 December 1946. p. 6236. 
  7. "No. 43160". The London Gazette (Supplement). 15 November 1963. p. 9424. 
  8. "No. 41599". The London Gazette. 6 January 1959. p. 166. 
  9. Various Authors (1969). Illustrated Story of World War II. The Reader's Digest Association. p. 284. ISBN 0-89577-029-6.