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Gen Robert Latane' Montague
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1897
Death: May 19, 1971

USMC

The son of Governor Andrew Jackson Montague and Elizabeth Lyne Hoskins Montague. His beloved wife was Frances Breckinridge Wilson Montague.

Navy Cross Citation:

The Navy Cross is awarded to First Lieutenant Robert L. Montague, United States Marine Corps, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service. During the advance in the battle of Meuse-Argonne, November 1, 1918, Lieutenant Montague organized a detachment of fifteen men and entered the town of St. Georges from the rear, under heavy artillery and machine-gun fire, capturing machine-gun nests, thereby enabling his company to advance.

Distinguished Service Cross Citation:

The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to First Lieutenant Robert L. Montague, U.S. Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism in action near Landreville, France, November 1, 1918. When the advance of his company was held up, Lieutenant Montague voluntarily led a group of men in a flanking movement against a withering machine-gun fire, and under a heavy artillery bombardment entered and took the town of Landreville, capturing about 150 prisoners.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Jackson Montague (1862 - 1937)
  Elizabeth Lyne Hoskins Montague (1868 - 1951)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Breckinridge Wilson Montague (1910 - 1990)
 
 Siblings:
  Matilda Gay Montague Moore (1891 - 1988)*
  Janet Roy Montague Nunnally (1895 - 1977)*
  Robert Latane' Montague (1897 - 1971)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Christ Church Cemetery
Christchurch
Middlesex County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Nov 19, 2006
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Semper Fidelis
- George Seitz
 Added: Nov. 19, 2006
 
 
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