Essex Auxiliary Units Other Info.
The Mystery Colchester Bunker
Read about Gordon Drake from the Colchester Patrol here
At the end of the war, stand down photos were taken. One includes all the patrol NCOs for each
patrol, another includes the rest of the men as well. However not all were present for this occasion.
Don Williams (Rochford), David Antill (Thundersley), Charlie Fance (Rochford), John Tomlinson (Rayleigh), Michael
Ford (Hockley), Eddie Southern (Rayleigh)
Jack Murphy (Rayleigh), Bert Cocks (Hockley), Don Handscombe (Thundersley), Doug Cater (Rochford), George Clarke (
Hockley), George Sargeant ( Rochford)
George Billardis (Canvey), Rupert Ives (Canvey), Jack Rodwell (Hockley), Bill Heath (AGC), Jack Ford (GC), Bob
Baptie (AGC), Jack Burles (Rochford), Len Downes (Rayleigh), Fred Harris (Thundersley)