Somerset Auxiliary Units And Operational
This is the overview page for the Somerset Auxiliary Units.
This page was last updated at 2:27pm on 25/4/13
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An overview of Somerset by Donald
List of men who cannot
currently be allocated ito a certain patrol. Can you help?
This list was compiled from various sources
including the concentrations of names/addresses as found in the Auxiliary Units Nominal Roll (held at Kew, National
Records), and the very welcome help of Donald Brown, Nina Hannaford and others.
CART is aware of these patrols but is awaiting
further documentation etc.
CAN YOU IDENTIFY ANY OF THESE MEN?
Rear: - unknown, Thomas David Oxenbury, John Robert Hillier, Unknown, George Hutchins
Middle: - John Denning?, unknown, unknown, unknown, Glyde Scammell, unknown, Henry Martin
Daniel, Fredrick George Hughes
Front: - Arthur Frank Whetham, Denis George Ford, John Jones, Nigel Leonard Palmer, Lt.
Eric George Loader, William Branwell Martin, William Henry Austin Whetham
This photo was taken of Auxiliary Unit members outside Yeovil police station. It came via Jeffrey Wilson who
has written an excellent book on the Somerst Home Guard (a Pictorial Roll) and was originally Gerry Master's
photo he is from Ilchester.
Lt Eric G.Loader was a farmer from Podimore.
Bob Hillier was a farm worker from Hainbury Mill Farm, Ilchester.
Henry Martin Daniel was ex Royal Navy.
Most are members of the 3rd Yeovil Bn
(Image kindly provided by the Gerry Masters Collection)
IF YOU HAVE ANY INFO ON PATROLS OR OB'S IN SOMERSET PLEASE SHARE THEM WITH US.
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