Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Heol-y-Cyw Auxiliary Unit Patrol

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This page was last updated at 3:29pm on 29/11/13

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Heol-y-Cyw is a little village in Bridgend County Borough, Wales, located near Bridgend, in the community of Coychurch Higher. The village, is some 23 km / 14mi from 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 4B: which consisted of five Patrols: “Pen-y-Fai”, “Coity”, “Heol-Y-Cyw”, ““Ewenny”, and ““Kenfig Hill” patrols.

Group commander of these Patrols was Lt. Leyshon Owen  Assist. Group Commander  2nd Lt. William Stafford Smith.

Currently unknown.

Sgt. Gwylin Thomas Jones         
Pte. Emlyn David                       
Pte. Richard Anthony David      
Pte. Glyn Thomas Williams  

Currently unknown.

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

Currently unknown.

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

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