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Colonel (temporary) C.C. Fairweather, OBE, TD

[Transcript of Recommendation of Award]

O.B.E. - Chindits Awards



3rd Indian


Royal Corps of Signals

Date of

15 Sep 44

Regtl. No.


Rank and Name

T/Colonel Claude Cyril Fairweather

Action for which recommended -

Colonel FAIRWEATHER was appointed CSO [Chief Signal Officer] to Special Force early in October 1943 when the Force was in its inception.

Since that date, he has spared no effort in order to achieve and maintain the complicated and efficient signals organisation which has worked successfully throughout operations.

Apart from his efficiency, his cheerfulness at all times and under all conditions has had a very powerful effect on maintaining a high morale amongst fellow officers.

The hard work put in by this Officer has achieved a first class signals organisation which contributed very largely to the success of the Operation.

Recommended By

(Signed) Brig. D.D.C.Tulloch, DSO,MC,
D/Comd. 3 Ind Div.

Honour or Reward


Signed By

W. Lentaigne, Major General
Comd. 3 Ind.Div.

G. Giffard, General
C-in-C 11 Army Group

(London Gazette 26.4.45)