3 Special Service Brigade

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Marine 'Andy' Anderton, 3 Brigade Signals, of Christchurch, Hants., was a member of the original Commando Association.
[Source: Commando Association newsletter 110 issued March 2000.]

NONWEILER, Wilfrid Ivan

Brigadier Wilfrid Nonweiler RM was the first Commanding Officer of 3rd Special Service Brigade when it was formed in1943 [1].
  • November 1944 returns to the UK [2].
  • 9 June 1949 appointed C.B.E. (Military Division) [3].
  • Maj. General W. I. Nonweiler, C.B.E., R.M., ( 3 Bde.) died in hospital in Deal on the 12th January, 1953 [4].
[1] Navy Lists (see linked content below).
[2] Third Jungle Book issue 9.

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