• Montague Bertram Street

Army / Flying Corps
  • 26th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 7th Brigade
  • Private

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  • 1914–1915 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Enlistment - WW1

    Claremont / Main Rd, Claremont TAS 7011, Australia

  • Birth

    New Town, TAS, Australia

Stories and comments
    • AWM and NAA records
    • Posted by owencook, Saturday, 26 December 2020

    ROLL OF HONOUR - Montague Bertram Street Service number 1185 Rank Private Unit 26th Australian Infantry Battalion Service Australian Imperial Force Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918 Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921 Date of Death 05 August 1916 Place of Death France Age at Death 29 Place of Association New Town, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Cemetery or Memorial Details Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

    • Service
    • Posted by owencook, Saturday, 26 December 2020

    Montague Betram Street was an original D Coy soldier and he served in Gallipoli. He was killed during the attack on Pozierers that commenced 9:15 pm, 4 Aug 1916. He has no iknown grave, and so is commemorated at the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France There is a Red Cross report on fellow D Coy and Tasmanian soldier, 1163 Hector Clarence Pacey, https://s3-ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/awm-media/collection/RCDIG1055345/document/5643029.PDF which mentions Street

    • ROLL OF HONOUR Montague Bertram Street Service number 1185 AWM NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn. researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Wednesday, 2 June 2021

    ROLL OF HONOUR Montague Bertram Street Service number 1185 Rank Private Unit 26th Australian Infantry Battalion Service Australian Imperial Force Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918 Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921 Date of Death 05 August 1916 Place of Death France Age at Death 29 Place of Association New Town, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Cemetery or Memorial Details Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

    ROLL OF HONOUR Montague Bertram Street Service number	1185
    • Montague Bertram Street AWM NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn. researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Wednesday, 2 June 2021

    Image from Soldiers Walk Tasmania Soldiers Walk Tasmania Image (L) PACEY H & STREET M Hector Pacey and Montague Street who enlisted together and were killed by the same shell. The bodies were found by Albert Pacey who later married Montague's younger sister, Winifred. [courtesy of Peter Keenan]

    Soldiers Walk Tasmania Image (L) PACEY H & STREET M
    • Three 26th Battalion soldiers and friends from Tasmania - All KIA from the same shell at Pozieres France on 5th August 1916AWM NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn. researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Wednesday, 2 June 2021

    Three 26th Battalion soldiers and friends from Tasmania - All KIA from the same shell at Pozieres France on 5th August 1916

    Three 26th Battalion soldiers and friends from Tasmania - All KIA from the same shell at Pozieres France on 5th August 1916
    • The men of D Company 26th Battalion
    • Posted by jaydsydaus121, Wednesday, 10 November 2021

    Mercury (Hobart, Tas), Tuesday 19 September 1916, page 6 TASMANIAN CASUALTIES. SOME PERSONAL NOTES. Mr. and Mrs. R. Street, of Risdon-Road, New Town, received notification on Saturday last night their son, Private M. B. Street, of the 26th Battalion, D Company, has been missing since the 5th of August. He had served 14 weeks at Gallipoli, and was with the first Australians to land in France.

    • AWM NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn. researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Sunday, 23 January 2022

    (A.W.M. Red Cross of Roderick Neil Peace 1162 Bn – Killed together with Pacey and Street M) (Red Cross – No burial report. Drv. Robert Walter Blackburn 620 26th Bn – He was killed at Pozieres on the second time we went in. His brother who is in the Transport with me knows all about it. Pte Henry Fortuam Ryder 2048 26th Bn – Sometime in Aug 1916 near Albert, his brother A Pacey 26th Bn Transport told me that his brother and Montague Bertram M.D.Street 1185 had been found killed.) (Red Cross of Street M.B. Drv Henry Fortuam Ryder 2048 26th Bn – Street was known as Zobby. He and H.C.Pacey were inseperable. They went over the parapet together at Pozieres and wee killed together by the same shell. Paceys brother, A.Pacey said they were buried together. Sgt Ernest Milner 1028 26th Bn – Unable to give further information re Street, Pacey and Peace. All 3 belonged in my Plt and were under my command when we attacked the Germans on the night of 04/08/16. All were with Bn from the start having served on the Penninsular.) (N.A.A. 29/09/15 W.I.A. – G S.W. to left calf. 05/08/16 M.I.A. now K.I.A.