FELLOWES, Halford David

Rank: 
Major General
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Captain (Brevet Major) (Acting Colonel) Halford David Fellowes was awarded the DSO [1] whilst officer in command of 42RM Commando in the Far East.  He commanded them from May 1944 until wounded at Myebon [view], and relinquishing command on the13th January 1945.
 
Post war he remained in service and was promoted Major General. In 1955 he held the post of Commander Plymouth Group Royal Marines. [2]. On the 1st January 1957 he was appointed CB. [3].
 
Sources
[1] London Gazettes Supp. 37079, page 2527.
[2] RM Museum.
[3] London Gazettes Supp. 40960, page 2.
 

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