Colliery Auxiliary Unit Patrol
was last updated at 1:34pm on 1/2/14
Thank you for selecting information on the Boldon Colliery Auxiliary Unit
Patrol and their Operational Base in County Durham. The info below have been supplied by CART's Northumberland CIO
Part of North Yorkshire and County Durham 202 Bn GHQ Reserve Auxiliary Units Group No. 4
Captain J M Wilson Group C/O.
2 Lt Robson assisting.
Sgt. J.R. Story Boldon Colliery.
Pte. W.E. Reay Boldon Colliery.
Pte. W. Lowes Boldon Colliery.
Pte. J.T. Wardle Boldon Colliery.
Pte. J.G. Hall Boldon Colliery. (The surname should be
Harle but it was listed wrongly.)
Pte. J.C. Inskipp Boldon Colliery.
Pte. J. Trainer Boldon Colliery.
Area No. 4 Commander was a Captain J.M. Wilson from Boldon Colliery and his 2i/c
was 2 L/t W. Robson of Hartburn.
The OB may have been in the Colliery which is now gone and a nother possible site near Brockley Whins but no
evidence as yet.
Port of Tyne, Sunderland Airfield The Newcastle to Sunderland railway ship yards and factories on the
south side of the Tyne.
Unknown, but it is assumed that they would have access to the “standard” Auxiliary weapons of a Browning Automatic Rifle, a Thompson
Machine Gun and two Enfield rifles.
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