CHINDITS 1943 Fergusson, Bernard Edward

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Fergusson
  • FORENAME
Bernard Edward
  • UNIT
Black Watch (C.O. No 5 Column)
  • RANK
Major
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Distinguished Service Order
  • PLACE
Burma 1943
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 1911
educated Eton and RMC Sandhurst
Brigade Major 46 Infantry Brigade 1940
77 Indian Brigade (Chindits) 1943
C.O. 16th Infantry Brigade 1944 Chindit Expedition
Director of Combined Operations 1945-46
C.O. 1 Bn Black Watch 1948-51
retired 1958
Governor-General of New Zealand 1962
created Baron Ballantrae of Auchairne 1972
awards Kt,G.C.M.G.,D.S.O.,O.B.E.
died 28.11.1980
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