Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Bonvilston Auxiliary Unit Patrol

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Bonvilston (Welsh: Tresimwn) is a village in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. The village is situated on the A48 about four miles east of Cowbridge and near the Welsh capital city of Cardiff.

The Area: No 19  GLAMORGAN (Part – Groups 4a & 4b) , MONMOUTH Group 3, HEREFORD Group 2, and WORCESTER Groups 1a & 1b.

The patrol was part of GLAMORGAN GROUP 4A: which consisted of four Patrols: “Cowbridge”, “Bonvilston”, “Dinas Powys”, and “Peterston-super-Ely”  patrols.

Group commander of these Patrols was Lt. John Howard Bevan. Assist Group C/o 2 Lt. Norman Albert Richards.

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Sgt. David Stradling Richards 
Pte. Noel Robert Griffiths        
Pte. William Francis Evans  
2nd Lieut J Bevan (As of 1943)

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

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TNA WO199/3389, & data from CART researcher Stephen Lewins.

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