Halbarad was a Dúnadan and a Ranger of the North. He led the Grey Company that met Aragorn in Rohan during the War of the Ring.

He brought Aragorn the standard that Arwen had made for him, and was asked by Aragorn to keep the standard for him. Halbarad accompanied Aragorn through the Paths of the Dead. He was standard-bearer for Aragorn during the Battle of the Pelennor Fields and was slain there.
Encyclopedia entry originally written by LadyCeleborn