Special Service Brigade / Group
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- Former Troop Leader of 'E' troop No. 12 Commando [1a].
- 2 June 1943 (Captain)(Temporary Major)(Acting Lieutenant Colonel) appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) .
Captain Robert Montgomery, along with Captain William Pritchard RE [more....], had been instrumental in the initial planning and training of the demolition teams for the St Nazaire raid. Captain Montgomery was in charge of the demolition teams on board HMS Campbeltown .
Taken prisoner after the raid and detained at Oflag 09A at Spangenberg kei Kassel, Germany .
5 July 1940 (Colonel) (Royal Marines) Mentioned in Despatches in recognition of his service as Commander of 'Force Sturges' to establish a base on Iceland .
19 May 1942 (Acting Major General) (Royal Marines) appointed a Royal Marine Aide-de-Camp to The King .
December 1942 Joint Commander of British Forces in Madagascar (121 Force)
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