Heol-y-Cyw Auxiliary Unit Patrol
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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
Sgt. Gwylin Thomas Jones
Pte. Richard Anthony David
Pte. Glyn Thomas Williams
Unknown, but it is assumed that they had the standard weapons and explosives issued to all patrols.
TNA WO199/3389, & data from CART researcher Stephen Lewins.
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