Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units

 

St. Germans Auxiliary Unit Patrol

Thank you for selecting information on this Auxiliary Unit Patrol and Operational Base.

The picture above was kindly supplied by John Jolliff (the son of Joe Northcott from Pelynt Patrol)

It is thought to show the Cornwall Group 6 patrols which consisted of St Keyne, Morval, Menheniot, St Germans, Pelynt, Lansallos, Liskeard,St Juliot, Coads Green, Launceston and Bridgerule.

Back row far left: Reg Wakeham (Pelynt), Joe Northcott (Pelynt) rest unknown
Middle row far left: Ned Broad (Pelynt) rest unknown
Front row far left : Ralph Webber (Pelynt), Charlie Barrett ( Liskeard), unknown, unknown, Sgt.Jack Bickford, rest unknown.

Currently the only info we have on this location or patrol has been provided by the Defence Of Britain Project undertaken by the Council for British Archaeology.

Some of this can be seen below;

Location: In Lanjore Coppice; on land of Lanjore Farm; about one and a half miles NNW of St. Germans village; St. Germans; Caradon; Cornwall; England

OSGB Grid ref. - SX 3400 5902
Lat/Lon (OSGB36) - 004 20 11 W 50 24 24 N 

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The Defence of Britain Project, ran from April 1995 to March 2002 under the auspices of the Council for British Archaeology. In that time, nearly 20,000 twentieth century military sites in the United Kingdom were recorded by an army of some 600 volunteers.