The Tank Museum | Recipient

Noel Christopher Bertram Fellows

Tales of valour

Military Cross

When in command of his Squadron in vicinity of Beda Fomm on 6.2.1941, attacked and drove off enemy tanks outnumbering him by 4 to 1, and later in the same day attacked enemy columns on Benghazi-Agedabia Road in face of heavy artillery. Fire closing to close range and destroying lorries and gun crews by Machine Gun and 2-pdr fire.

Recommended by : Lt.Col. G.J.N. Culverwell, O/C 1st Royal Tank Regiment

Approved : General N.P. Wavell, CinC Middle East, 7.3.1941