Manswood Auxiliary Unit Patrol
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the Manswood Auxiliary Unit and Operational Base in Dorset. The info below has come from our CIO for Dorset,
Dr Will Ward.
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Research into this patrol and its training is ongoing. The information below is published from
various sources and is by no means conclusive. If information is not listed below
it does not necessarily mean the information is not out there but normally means our
researchers have not found it yet.
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This patrol was a part of Group 1, which comprised patrols in the area surrounding Wimborne. Group Commander was
Sgt. M Greenwood. DOB - 10/7/1907
Cpl. H E Squibb. DOB - 5/7/1899
Pte. C D J Riggs. DOB - 12/16/1912 (Left April 1943)
Pte. R C Burt. DOB - 4/6/1913
Pte. E W Christopher. DOB - 21/6/1898
Pte. Gordon Hubert Frank Budden. DOB - 2/12/1920 (Left April 1943, Killed on SAS OP
Pte. C F Light
Pte. N J/F Marsh. DOB - 4/5/1913
Pte. G Stokes. DOB - 4/13/1922
It is thought that Marsh and Stokes were part of this unit based on their ID card numbers.
Listed on the DOB. See here
Unknown, but it is assumed that they had the standard weapons and explosives issued to all patrols.
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