NONWEILER, Wilfrid Ivan

Major General
Unit / Base: 
Special Service (Commando) Group, Brigade, and Brigade Signals
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
Died : 
Monday, January 12, 1953
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.
[3] London Gazette 38628, page 2798.
[4] Commando Association newsletter 16 issued March 1953.

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