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Thursday, January 09, 2020

2nd Viscount Montgomery of Alamein dies at 91

_. The 2nd Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CMG, CBE, who died 8 January, 2020, aged 91, was the son of the Second World War general, Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, KG.

David Montgomery, who succeeded his father in 1976, was twice wed. His first marriage, in 1953, to Mary Raymond Connell, ended in divorce in 1967. He married secondly, in 1970, Tessa Browning, daughter of Lt-Gen Sir Frederick Browning, by his wife Dame Daphne Du Maurier, the writer.

Lord Montgomery is succeeded by his son from his first marriage, the Hon Henry David Montgomery, who was born in 1954.

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