Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units

 

Ulceby/Kirmington (2e) Auxiliary Unit and Operational Base.

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This page was last updated at 8:19am on 31/12/15

Ulceby was part of group 2 along with Grasby,Brigg, Wold Newton, Hatcliffe and Thornton Curtis Patrols.

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 CART researchers have not found it yet.

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The original Intelligence Officer was Captain Donald Hamilton-Hill who went on to join SOE (Special Operations Executive). He was succeeded by Captain William M B Lamb and finally Major H L F Bucknall.

Hamilton-Hill's original Headquarters at Wellingore Hall was quickly requestioned by the RAF as was the second at Blankney Hall. The third and final move was to Dalby Hall and just before stand down, administration was moved to North Bar Within Beverley, Yorkshire.

The Area “North 1” Commander was Captain D S Parker.

Ulceby was part of group 2 along with Grasby, Wold Newton, South Kelsey, Hatcliffe and Thornton Curtis Patrols.
Group commander of these Patrols was the same Captain D S Parker who was assisted by Lt Sydney Frisk and Lt Edward “Ted” Halmshaw

Currently unknown.

Sergeant Christopher Riggall
Corporal T Frisk
Corporal T Needler
Private E Blakeborough
Private Wilber Garfoot a Gamekeeper.
Private H Southern
Private E Borrill
Private F Lancaster

Also remembered as part of the Patrol but not on the nominal roll is George Woolley

Currently unknown but thought to be in the area on Galley Hill.

Looking towards Wootton Gorse. © Copyright David Wright

Currently unknown.

Regional training took place at Dalby Hall.

It is assumed they were issued with the standard arms and explosives.

Currently unknown.


TNA WO199/3389, Colin Haynes.
The Secret Army by Mark Sansom (Lincolnshire Heritage Booklets)
Dr Will Ward

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