FELLOWES, Halford David

Rank: 
Major General
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Acting Lieutenant Colonel Halford David Fellowes was Commanding Officer Royal Marine Siege Regiment 1941 [1].
 
Acting Colonel Fellowes was awarded the Distinguished Service Order [2] 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 to the 2I/c Major H.H. Dales.
 
Post war he remained in service and was promoted Major General. In 1955 he held the post of Commander Plymouth Group Royal Marines. [3]. On the 1st January 1957 he was appointed CB. [4].
 
Sources
[1] Navy Lists Bi Monthly October 1941 p570 (page 594 on National Library of Scotland website).
[2] London Gazette 37079, page 2527.
[3] RM Museum.
[4] London Gazette 40960, page 2.
 

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