|Place of birth||Dungog, New South Wales|
|Occupation||Deputy town clerk of Kogarah|
|Address||Lorelly, 44 Middleton Street, Stanley, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Father, H Montague, c/o Mrs J Lloyd, Dungog, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Randwick, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Battalion, E Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/18/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||32|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Henry and Kate MONTAGUE, Dungog, New South Wales|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.
Admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, 27 August 1915 (not yet diagnosed); discharged to lines, 28 August 1915.
Promoted Corporal, 7 November 1915; appointed Orderly Room Sergeant, 7 November 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 28 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Embarked Alexndria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.
On leave, 13 May 1916; rejoined Bn, 24 May 1916.
Promoted Staff Sergeant, 1 June 1916.
Attached to Australian Records Section (3rd Echelon), 3 June 1916.
Detached and transferred to No 6 Officers' Cadet Bn, Balliol College, Oxford, 31 December 1916; taken on strength, 3 January 1917.
Promoted 2nd Lieutenant, 27 April 1917, and posted to General Reinforcements.
Proceeded overseas to France, 13 May 1917; taken on strength, 4th Bn, in the field, 18 May 1917.
Admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, 26 June 1917, and transferred same day to 56th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 29, 28 June 1917, and admitted to 8th General Hospital, Rouen, 29 June 19167 (trench fever); transferred to England, 8 July 1917, and admitted to Prince of Wales Hospital, Marylebone, London, 9 July 1917 (trench fever: slight); transferred to 5th Auxiliary Hospital, 13 August 1917; discharged to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 28 August 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 1 March 1918; rejoined 4th Bn, in the field, 7 March 1918.
Detached to 1st Field Company Engineers, 17 March 1918; rejoined 4th Bn, 18 March 1918.
Promoted Lieutenant, 1 April 1918.
Killed in action, 15 April 1918.
Note on file from CO, 4th Bn: 'Lieut. H.L. Montague was sniped through the heart, death being instantaneous, and was buried at the following location:- Sheet. 27. - W. 30.a.3.5' Grave subsequently lost.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MONTAGUE Henry Loban|