HALLIDAY, Bernard Neil

Lance Corporal
Unit / Base: 
3 Commando
Prior Police Service: 
Metropolitan Police
Middlesex Regiment
Thursday, August 22, 1918
Died : 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006
Place died: 
Bernard Neil Halliday was a serving Metropolitan Police Officer who volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes of 1942. 
  • 02.01.1939 joined the Metropolitan Police.
  • 22.07.1942 military service commenced. After passing his commando course he was attached to No.3 Commando.
  • 05.10.1943 wounded during operations with No.3 Commando at Termoli, Italy (Operation Devon).
  • 01.10.1945 rejoined the Metropolitan Police and became a career detective being promoted through the ranks eventually reaching the rank of Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Crime in 1969.
  • 01.01.1974 appointed O.B.E. (Civil Divsion).
  • 23.08.1975 retired from the Metropolitan Police.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/68.
OBE: London Gazette 46162, page 10.
Police Service: Dick Kirby, Alan Moss and Tony Moore, former Metropolitan Police officers now Police Historians.
England and Wales Givernment Probate Death Index, Oxford Registry, probate date 27/10/2006.
Registers of Deaths in Epping Forest, Essex in 2006.
Obituaries in the London Police Pensioner magazine Sept. 2006 edition.

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