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Montgomery of Alamein, Viscount (UK, 1946)


Creation: let. pat. 31 Jan 1946


Family name: Montgomery




Azure two Lions passant guardant between three Fleurs-de-lis two in chief and one in base and two Trefoils in fess all Or


Issuant from a Crescent Argent an Arm embowed in Armour the hand grasping a broken Tilting Spear in bend sinister the Head pendent proper


Dexter:  a Knight in Chain Armour and Surcoat resting his exterior hand on his sword;  Sinister:  a Soldier in Battle Dress all proper


Gardez Bien (Guard well)



Bernard Law [Montgomery], 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, KG GCB DSO

3rd son of Rt Rev Henry Hutchinson Montgomery KCMG, of New Park, Moville, co. Donegal, Bishop of Tasmania, by his wife Maud Farrar, 3rd dau. of Very Rev Frederic William Farrar DD, Dean of Canterbury


17 Nov 1887


27 Jul 1927 Elizabeth Carver (widow of Capt Oswald Armitage Carver;  d. 19 Oct 1937), dau. of Robert Thompson Hobart ICS, of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent

only child

1. Hon David Bernard Montgomery, later 2nd Viscount Montgomery of Alamein


24 Mar 1976


31 Jan 1946 Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, of Hindhead in the County of Surrey

suc. by



DSO 1914; CB 1940; KCB 1942; Field-Marshal 1944;  Commander-in-Chief British Forces of Occupation in Germany 1945-46; GCB 1945; Chief of the Imperial General Staff 1946-48; Knight of the Garter 1946


David Bernard [Montgomery], 2nd Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, CMG CBE


18 Aug 1928

mar. (1)

27 Feb 1953 (div. 1967) Mary Raymond Connell, 2nd dau. of Sir Charles Connell, of Craigallian, Milngavie, co. Dunbarton

children by first wife

1. Hon Henry David Montgomery, of The Manor House, All Stretton, co. Shropshire (b. 2 Apr 1954), mar. 21 Jun 1980 Caroline Jane Odey, dau. of George Richard Odey, of Hotham Hall, co. York, and has issue:

1a. Alexa Maud Montgomery (b. 30 Aug 1984)

2a. Flora Veronica Montgomery (b. 4 May 1988)

3a. Phoebe Matilda Montgomery (b. 4 Feb 1990)

1. Hon Arabella Clare Montgomery (b. 21 Nov 1956), mar. 25 Sep 1982 Jeremy Hugh Stuart-Smith, of Pie Corner, Millhouse Lane, Bedmond, co. Hertford, 1st son of Rt Hon Sir Murray Stuart-Smith, Lord Justice of Appeal, by his wife Joan Elizabeth Mary Motion, only dau. of Maj Thomas Augustus Motion by his wife Lady Elizabeth Grimston, 4th dau. of James Walter [Grimston], 3rd Earl of Verulam, and has issue

mar. (2)

30 Jan 1970 Tessa de Zulueta (former wife of Maj Peter Paul John de Zulueta), 1st dau. of Lt Gen Sir Frederick Arthur Montague Browning GCVO KBE CB DSO, of Menabilly, Par, co. Cornwall, by his wife Dame Daphne du Maurier DBE, author, dau. of Sir Gerald Hubert Edward Busson du Maurier


elected to the House of Lords (Cross Bench) 2005





2nd Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, of Hindhead in the County of Surrey

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 31 Jan 1946)



54 Cadogan Square, London SW1X 0JW

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