Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units

 

Winterbourne Whitechurch Auxiliary Unit Patrol

Thank you for selecting information on the Winterbourne Whitechurch Auxiliary Unit and Operational Base in Dorset. The info below has come from our CIO for Dorset, Dr Will Ward.

This page was last updated at 7:34am on 24/11/13

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 3, which comprised patrols in the area surrounding Dorchester. Group Commander was H H “Bert” Gaunt.



Currently unknown.

Sgt. J R Sipper / Spiller. DOB - 1/22/1908   (Left June 1943) 
Pte. T W Hatcher. DOB - 2/11/1913    
Pte. H W Butt. DOB - 9/4/1916   
Pte. Sidney Walter Vater. DOB - 4/12/1905   
Pte. F J Dennett. DOB - 11/8/1895   
Pte. W A H Higgins. DOB - 21/3/1890    
Pte. N R Lake. DOB - 3/30/1909    
Pte. P E Miller. DOB - 5/12/1917 

The OB was in a small copse alongside the main road outside Winterbourne Whitechurch. More info here.



Currently unknown.

Currently unknown.

Unknown, but it is assumed that they had the standard weapons and explosives issued to all patrols.

Currently unknown.



Currently unknown.

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