Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Burton Agnes Auxiliary Unit Patrol

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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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Burton Agnes belonged to Number 1 Group which consisted of Bridlington North, Bridlington South, Burton Fleming, Kilham, Flixton and Wold Newton, Harpham Patrols.

The Area Group Commander was Captain Charles V Colley of Bridlington. Captain Colley was also the Group Commander of No 1 Group. His assistant Group Commander was Lt Neville J Woodward. Group Sgt Clerks were Sgt Jeffrey Horsfield and Sgt William M Jacob. The training W.O. was CSM Frederick K Richardson.

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Sgt Charles Herbert Wardill   JCDK/77/1 Pork Butcher 14/10/1901
Cpl Robert William Noble    JCDR/24/11 Agricultural Worker 25/06/1915
Pte Wilfred Sanderson Wright JCDR/22/1 Agricultural Worker 10/05/1906
Pte Leonard Riby Wilson JCDK/85/4 Agricultural Worker 09/04/1925
Pte Cecil Alfred Winter JCDR/127/3 Agricultural Worker 28/12/1916
Pte Kenneth Gilding Cooper JBBA/8/13  Agricultural Worker 16/05/1923
Other Members of the Unit were  
Sgt Frederick Dixon
Pte David Rogerson

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Training was carried out at Middleton Hall and Rudston Parva Quarry.

9mm Revolvers, FS Knives, Tommy Guns later Stens, knuckle dusters and .22 Sniper Rifle.

Currently unknown

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