Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Brough Auxiliary Unit Patrol

This page was last updated at 6:58 am on 1/12/12

Thank you for selecting information on the Brough Auxiliary Unit Patrol located in East Yorkshire.

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.

If you have any information on this patrol or can help with research in this area please do contact us.

 The Group consisted of Brough, North and South Cave Patrols. 

Group 9 was Commanded by Lt William Cross JCKS/48/3 DOB 01/01/1903, an agricultural Worker at Everthorpe. His Assistant Group Commander was 2lt James Henry Harrop JCCD/8/1 DOB 19/07/1914 an Aircraft Draughtsman. The Group Sgt Clerk was Sgt John Leonard Cross JCKS/48/4 DOB 17/05/1904.

Not currently known.

Sgt Alan Ritson Scott        JCCE/5/8 Aircraft Draughtsman 06/02/1903
Pte Robert Highton Adie JCCG/282/5 Aircraft Draughtsman 30/09/1911
Pte William Dashwood Beveridge SJYW/166/1 Aircraft Draughtsman 05/01/1910
Pte Thomas Cochrane Campbell STPA/96/1 Aircraft Draughtsman 11/08/1899
Pte Stephen Cecil Woodward SJYR/137/1 Aircraft Draughtsman 30/04/1902
Earlier Members of the Patrol:
Pte Ronald Sinclair Massey        JCCG/165/4   Aircraft Stress Analyst 11/02/1916

Pte Alec Jeffrey


Pte Massey and Aircraft Stress Analyst was later a Sgt in the South Cave Patrol  

The Operational Base has been destroyed.

The Brough Patrol was controlling major Roads and Railway Lines out of Hull and for observing River Traffic on the River Humber. With all the Patrol Members employed at the Blackburn Aircraft Factory then the Intimate Knowledge of the adjoining Airfield would of come in very handy in the event of the it being captured by Enemy forces

Not currently known.

Not currently known.

Currently unknown

Nominal Rolls at the National Archive and East Ridings Secret Resistance by Alan Williamson